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UN agencies and member states have the difficult task of turning commitments into action.
The UN declaration, however, did not set any targets for reduced use of antibiotics in humans and animals.
Though some are skeptical, all experts hope for concrete actions.
The use of antimicrobials in livestock tops 60,000 metric tons a year.
Recommendations focus on reducing ag antibiotic use, improving surveillance, and boosting public health.
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