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Antimicrobial resistance is threatening global health security

Antimicrobial resistance

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 18-24 November When medicines become resistant, even curable diseases are at risk of becoming incurable When does Antimicrobial resistance occur? Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites no longer respond to medicines. This makes common infections harder to treat and increases …

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BCIL seeks partner to commercialise typhoid vaccine

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New Delhi, January 30: The Department of Biotechnology’s Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) is looking for an industrial partner for commercialization of a technology for producing a Bivalent Outer Membrane Vesicles (OMV) vaccine against typhoid. Typhoid fever usually occurs in children aged between 5–15 years.  What is Typhoid Typhoid is …

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