Antimicrobial resistance linked to a million African deaths in 1 year

Researchers linked more than 1 million deaths in Africa in 2019 to antimicrobial resistance, more than half of which were linked to just four pathogens.
The study revealed that, of the estimated 3.83 million infection-related deaths in Africa that year, 1.86 million were linked to 33 priority bacterial pathogens in the region and 1.05 million deaths were associated with bacterial antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Previous research has found that although the prevalence of AMR in sub-Saharan Africa is lower than any other region of the world, the burden of infectious diseases on the continent is

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