ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

A global public health threat

FIGHTING ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IS EVERYONE’S CONCERN

700,000 DEATHS

Annually worldwide.
If we do not take action this figure is estimated to reach 10 million deaths a year by 2050

$100 TRILLION

Potential loss for world production and a projected annual decrease in global gdp of between 1.1% and 3.8% by 2050

45”

Every 45 seconds a person dies from an infection caused by bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotics

75%

of our R&D expenses dedicated to combatting antimicrobial resistance


46%

of UK oncologists fear rising antibiotic resistance will make cancer treatments less effective

  • November 18th – 24th, 2020
  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW)
    bioMérieux is fully committed to sustaining antibiotic efficacy for future generations.

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