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HHS and European Commission release first progress report on efforts against antimicrobial resistance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the European Commission released the first progress report of the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR), a collaboration between the U.S. and European Union to tackle antimicrobial resistance globally. Among other things, the report “renews the commitment of U.S. and European Union health authorities to pursue specific goals in their joint battle against antimicrobial resistance… [and] summarizes the advancements made during the first TATFAR implementation period of 2011-2013.”

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