Public information key to combating rising superbug threat

Public information key to combating rising superbug threat

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...
Superbugs to trigger our next Global Financial Crisis

Superbugs to trigger our next Global Financial Crisis

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. Infectious diseases professor Steven Djordjevic, from the University of...
AI ‘knowledge engine’ game-changer for antibiotic resistance

AI ‘knowledge engine’ game-changer for antibiotic resistance

This article was originally published by the University of Technology Sydney.  A groundbreaking project to tackle one of the world’s most pressing and complex health challenges – antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – has secured a $1 million boost. UTS will lead a...