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OUTBREAK CEO Branwen Morgan talks to Linda Mottram, the host of ABC Radio’s national PM program, about the rise of drug-resistant superbugs.
With predictions that drug-resistant superbugs’ could cause up to 10 million deaths a year by 2050, a new CSIRO survey has revealed a low level of community knowledge about antibiotics. The rise of superbugs, which claimed the lives of an estimated 700,000 people...
OUTBREAK’s Chief Technology Officer, Ian Pridham, explains the process of developing a world-first AI system with many complexities and potential users.
While most of us just flush and forget, what goes down our toilets and drains could be key to stopping a looming health and financial crisis in Australia from antibiotic resistant bacteria.
The OUTBREAK platform takes a world-leading AI approach to predicting the threat of an antibiotic resistant infection. Cloud and Data Management Lead Denis Bauer explains the novel approach to gathering and analysing data from humans, animals and the environment.
Hear from our own CEO, Branwen Morgan, in an interview with Peter Gleeson from Sky News. Branwen discusses the link between COVID-19 and superbugs, and the benefits of developing an intelligent system – OUTBREAK – to track, trace and tackle antibiotic resistances.
As Australia grapples with the economic fallout of COVID-19, an even bigger financial disaster is on the horizon, with drug-resistant bacteria set to cost the nation up to $283 billion by 2050.
Coronavirus shows how an infection can create global disruption. But a more deadly threat is already with us.
On August 21, 2019 Minister Hunt officially launched the OUTBREAK project saying:” The threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) fundamentally changes our approach to life.”
Antibiotics. They’ve been our go-to for treating (and sometimes preventing) bacterial infections ever since Alexander Fleming found mould keeping bacteria in check in his petri dishes almost a century ago and figured it was worth investigating.
For more on antimicrobial resistance
Learn more about antimicrobial resistance and One Health by checking out these short clips below.
Saving our antibiotics with One Health
How we can stop superbugs and save our world