News & Perspective

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Drugs on pharmacy shelf

WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list

Ceftazidime-avibactam, meropenem-vaborbactam, and plazomicin were added as "reserve" antibiotics.

Sep 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
DNA amplification test

New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise

The fast, automated assay performs well against gold standard TB tests.