antibiotic resistance

Experts gather to fight antimicrobial resistance

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The national president of the Australian Veterinary Association, Dr Paula Parker, is to attend tomorrow’s Antimicrobial Resistance Summit in Melbourne—a meeting of human and animal health experts to discuss the actions that need to be taken in Australia to tackle the […]

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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