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The World Health Organisation has declared that this week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Yet, resistance to antibiotics is only part of the wider issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Leading medical journal The Lancet has launched a series examining whether the global fight against AMR is under threat, with contributions from various researchers at Oxford University. Anne Whitehouse, from WWARN – the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network – explains more.

Read more (Oxford Science blog)