A real stand against antibiotic resistance starts at the farm, not the hospital

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The US government made history on September 18th when President Obama signed an executive order establishing a task force to combat antibiotic resistance at the federal level. The order outlined general goals such as tracking the use of antibiotics and creating incentives for drug development. Some applauded the announcement, while pointing out other countriesÂ’ continued failure to do the same.

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