BSAC Chair in Public Engagement secures unprecedented press coverage on CMO’s Annual Report, March 2013
Professor Laura Piddock, Director of Antibiotic Action was invited to give comment and interviews on the need for the discovery and development of new antibiotics following release of the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report (Vol 2) Infections and the rise of antimicrobial resistance on 11 March 2013. Below is a selection of press coverage, both direct and syndicated, each offering helpful overviews of the issues under consideration:
Channel 4 – Warning issued over superbug threat
Digital Journal.com – UK Chief Medic: Antibiotic resistance a ‘catastrophic threat’
Red Orbit.com – Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs A Growing Global Health Threat
Italy – Batteria del ressistenze ……..
Pharma Times, 4 March – New antibiotics needed for UK gonorrhoea threat