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Despite high mortality and morbidity, drug-resistant bacterial infections remain the forgotten pandemic. We argue for strengthening of diagnostics, WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) and infection prevention and control to reduce drug-resistant infections, as an integral part of sustainable high-quality health services, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.

Original publication

DOI

10.1371/journal.pbio.3001903

Type

Journal article

Journal

PLoS Biol

Publication Date

16/11/2022

Volume

20