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Americans Express Broad Support for Fight Against Superbugs

85% of surveyed voters say they are concerned about antibiotic resistance

September 1, 2020 By: David Hyun

Voters are deeply worried about the growing threat of antibiotic resistance—and that fear remains urgent in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recently released survey from the Partnership to Fight Infectious Disease.

Most respondents (77%) were familiar with the general concept of superbugs, and after hearing some basic background information, 85% said they are very or somewhat concerned about antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Of that total, 45% said they were very concerned...


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