Category: Responsible antibiotic use

 

Are You Ready for the Truth About Antibiotic Use? The Evidence Is In.

May 21, 2021

Farmers, veterinarians and the animal health community have committed to responsible use of antibiotics to ensure animal health and well-being. Importantly, they’ve also made substantial progress over time. I share my thoughts on some bigger picture implications for animal health and welfare in my latest blog.


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Antibiotic Overuse: Why You Should Care

December 18, 2020

One of my daughters recently became ill: body aches, sore throat, stuffy nose, fatigue. You know what both of us were thinking. Is this COVID-19? As a parent, it’s always concerning when one of our children gets sick, but especially now as COVID-19 cases surge. Thankfully, the test for COVID-19 was negative but she did…


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World Antibiotics Awareness Week

November 18, 2019

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), which aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.  I know that antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship are topics that come with a lot of…


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