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Antibiotic Exclusivity’s Latest Push: Distressing Resistance Data From The VA

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A Pew-funded study found growing use of “last-stand” antibiotics in VA hospitals as resistant pathogens spread. Researchers say the pending GAIN Act will help address some of the economics of convincing drug makers to invest in development of new antibiotics, but other financial – as well as regulatory and scientific challenges – will remain.

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