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Tuberculosis typically infects the lungs but can spread to the rest of the body. stockdevil/iStock via Getty Images Plus

AI can help predict whether a patient will respond to specific tuberculosis treatments, paving way for personalized care

People have been battling tuberculosis for thousands of years, and drug-resistant strains are on the rise. Analyzing large datasets with AI can help humanity gain a crucial edge over the disease.
Acinetobacter baumannii is a multidrug-resistant pathogen. GettyImages

Antimicrobial resistance is a silent killer that leads to 5 million deaths a year. Solutions must include the poor

Antimicrobial resistance is an epidemic that kills close to 5 million people annually. The solutions are complex and must take into account the needs of the poor.
Social entrepreneurs play an important role in alleviating poverty. Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images

Businesses that address social or environmental problems often struggle to survive: 3 things that can help them

Social enterprises need to be proactive in improving their internal processes and structures. They also need to share essential information.
Antimicrobial resistance is now a leading cause of death worldwide due to drug-resistant infections, including drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis, pneumonia and Staph infections like the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus shown here. (NIAID, cropped from original)

Removing antimicrobial resistance from the WHO’s ‘pandemic treaty’ will leave humanity extremely vulnerable to future pandemics

Drug-resistant microbes are a serious threat for future pandemics, but the new draft of the WHO’s international pandemic agreement may not include provisions for antimicrobial resistance.

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