Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

From the WHO on AMR: http://www.who.int/antimicrobial-resistance/en/

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses, and some parasites) to stop an antimicrobial (such as antibiotics, antivirals and antimalarials) from working against it. As a result, standard treatments become ineffective, infections persist and may spread to others.

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