superbugs

Vets critical in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance

Australia’s peak veterinary body, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), says the veterinary profession has long been proactive in working alongside human health experts to fight antimicrobial resistance at every opportunity. ‘Antimicrobial Resistance—from awareness to action’ was the theme of World Veterinary […]

Helping dairy farmers fight superbugs

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As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week (see yesterday’s news story), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is promoting responsible use of antibiotics in dairy cows, to prevent the emergence of untreatable diseases. Australian Cattle Veterinarians’ president, Dr Craig Dwyer, said that […]

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