• FDA unveils new plan to kickstart drug development for resistant bacteria

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Scott Gottlieb
    The FDA announced today a 5-year plan to promote the development of new antimicrobials for drug-resistant bacteria. The plan includes changes to the reimbursement system, which may make drugs more profitable for developers, as well as some nontraditional treatment approaches.
    “We cannot count on outracing drug resistance, but we can use stewardship and science to slow its pace and reduce its impact on human and animal health,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said in a press conference. “To do so, we need an all-hands-on-deck approach to combating
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