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...