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  • On 2 December 2020 the Global AMR R&D Hub held a virtual conference on the theme of Translating AMR R&D mapping into policy and action. The conference was held over three sessions that had three different focus areas. The recordings from all three sessions are now available at https://globalamrhub.org/news-events/events/  along with the conference report. It highlights […]
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service (ARS) has announced a new treatment for control of Haemonchus contortus in sheep. ARS researchers partnered with Virginia Tech and the University of Massachusetts’ Medical School to develop the treatment, described in International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance. “The H. contortus parasite has developed resistance […]
  • Research suggests that it is likely that a group of genes act together to confer resistance to bovine tuberculosis (bTB). The findings, published in Frontiers in Genetics, will support future research, which could help farmers in Africa select and breed cattle that are more likely to be resistant to this disease in the future. The […]