Commercial, Reimbursement Hurdles Need To Be Addressed By Antimicrobial Resistance Efforts
Melinta describes difficulties launching its new antibiotics at BIO CEO & Investor Conference; companies and other stakeholders urge Congress to enact package of incentives to reinvigorate antibiotic pipeline.
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