Sore throat (acute pharyngitis) is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits. 50-70% of the patients are treated with antibioti...

26 January 2021
News, AMR

The elderly living in long term care facilities are the most vulnerable for COVID-19. They have high probability of SARS-CoV-2 infection and...

15 December 2020
News, COVID-19

Use of oral antibiotics is linked to an increased colon cancer risk, but reduced risk of cancer in rectum shows a large matched case-control...

26 November 2020
News, AMR

While COVID-19 pandemic is working 24/7, AMR is not resting either. On the contrary, COVID-19 pandemic may even accelerate development of an...

24 November 2020
News, AMR, COVID-19

What is antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an ability of a micro-organism to resist antimicrobial treatment.1,2 Wh...

18 November 2020
News, AMR

Annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18.-24.11.2020) is a week under the theme “United to preserve antimicrobials”. This week is dedic...

11 November 2020
News, AMR

Global Handwashing Day is 15th of October. The aim of the day is to raise global awareness on the importance of handwashing with water and s...

15 October 2020
News, COVID-19

The serological response to SARS-2 virus is individual. In general, the antibody levels increase fast after the infection. Most persons with...

21 September 2020
News, COVID-19