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At G7, Britain presses for global reward system for new antibiotics
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ISE-SHIMA, Japan Britain is pushing for a global plan to reward drugs companies for developing new antibiotics, while also pledging to cut antibiotic use in England. A review commissioned by the British government and published last week said drug ...
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