EditorialGlobal Health

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Challenge

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Science Translational Medicine  14 May 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 236, pp. 236ed10
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009315

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  • Antibiotic resistance and vaccines

    Dear Sir,

    Your editorial points out the urgent need to address the global challenge of antibiotic resistance and suggests some ways forward. However, it is generally recognised that the evolution of drug resistance is an inevitable consequence of genetics and natural selection when drugs are used against microbial pathogen (IOM 2004). Hence the proposed measures such as the development of new drugs will only de...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.
  • A novel Mathematical-Computational approach to new drugs.

    We have read the very interesting editorial by Howard and colleagues (1) regarding the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance; It summarizes important facts prompting the adoption of global strategies to contain the ever increasing number of multidrug-resistant organisms.

    Although we are definitely sure that we are not doing our best to avoid the problem of bacterial pan-resistance, -which has been exace...

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  • A novel Mathematical-Computational approach that helps manufacturing new drugs.

    We have read the very interesting editorial by Howard and colleagues [1], regarding the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance; It summarizes important facts prompting the adoption of global strategies to contain the ever increasing number of multidrug-resistant organisms.

    Although we are definitely sure that we are not doing our best to avoid the problem of bacterial pan-resistance, -which has been exac...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.

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