Antimicrobial Resistance Measures Strengthened In Latest Cures 2.0

By Kelly Lienhard / November 16, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) on Tuesday morning (Nov. 16) will release revised Cures 2.0 legislation that aims to enhance innovation in the antimicrobial space, including by requiring that HHS create antimicrobial development advisory committees and establish an antibiotic use program at hospitals and health care facilities. The provisions in the latest version of Cures build on the antimicrobial drug provisions included in the draft Cures 2.0 bill released in June. Under Cures 2.0, the HHS secretary...

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