COVID-19 and AMR: Part I of the PBS News Hour story reflects the implications of the virus on AMR
A remarkable 2-part PBS News Hour story exclusively dedicated to AMR
COVID-19 can be accompanied by secondary bacterial infections with deadly consequences. But the industry that researches and produces antibiotics to fight such illnesses has been upended — and the pandemic is only making things worse. Now, medical experts worry about the long-term health implications of not having cutting-edge antibiotics in the pharmaceutical pipeline. Paul Solman reports.
Watch the video and read the full transcript here: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/as-a-virus-ravages-the-world-antibiotic-makers-are-in-disarray