New drug for Acinetobacter infections shows promise in phase 3 trial
The antibiotic SUL-DUR stacked up well to colistin for 28-day mortality and outperformed it for clinical cure rate and kidney harm.
Global TB deaths rise for first time in more than a decade
About 1.5 million people died from tuberculosis in 2020, up from 1.4 million in 2019, and reporting of cases has dropped substantially.
Study highlights impact of antibiotic resistance on older Americans
In 2017, more than 11,000 US seniors died from common antibiotic-resistant infections.