Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 16th, 2000
"We currently have effective medicines to cure almost every major infectious disease," said Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, director-general of WHO. "But we risk losing these valuable drugs - and our opportunity to eventually control many infectious diseases - because of increasing antimicrobial resistance."
WHO sounded this alarm with the release of its annual Report on Infectious Diseases, titled "Overcoming Antimicrobial Resistance." The report is the first of its kind to present...
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