In the past decade, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been pointed out as an emerging global health threat. Now there are concerns that COV...

September 8, 2021
News, AMR, COVID-19

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

January 26, 2021
News, AMR

The global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic changed primary care tremendously when persons with COVID-19 like symptoms were discouraged from visiting the...

December 1, 2020
AMR, 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...

November 26, 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...

November 24, 2020
News, AMR, COVID-19

What is antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an ability of a micro-organism to resist antimicrobial treatmen...

November 18, 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...

November 11, 2020
News, AMR

Professor Mark Ebell has kindly given us an interview highlighting the importance of primary care in controlling antimicrobial resistance. ...

April 22, 2020
News, AMR
An important first checkpoint of controlling antimicrobial resistance is in primary care – Interview with Prof. Mark Ebell