Merck And The 'Strange Business' Of Antibiotics
Antibacterials have been part of Merck's mission for decades, despite the market challenges, and it's expecting two new approvals this year. Infectious disease VP Joan Butterton talks about tackling those challenges and incentives that may help the industry address antimicrobial resistance.
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