What Will It Take to Address the Global Threat of Antibiotic Resistance?

7 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2015 Last revised: 15 Aug 2015

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Steven Hoffman

York University

Kevin Outterson

Boston University School of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Antibiotic resistance is a global threat that may be beyond the capacity of any one country to address. We assess the three primary issues (access, conservation and innovation) and discuss which require higher levels of global coordination.

Keywords: antibiotic resistance, innovation, prize, delinkage

JEL Classification: I12, I19, K32, K39

Suggested Citation

Hoffman, Steven and Outterson, Kevin, What Will It Take to Address the Global Threat of Antibiotic Resistance? (2015). Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Summer 2015, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-31, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2641060

Steven Hoffman

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Kevin Outterson (Contact Author)

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