Joakim Larsson

Air samples from Beijing contain DNA that make bacteria resistant to the most powerful antibiotics we have

Researchers in Gothenburg have shown that air samples from Beijing contain DNA from genes that make bacteria resistant to the most powerful antibiotics we have. We interviewed study co-author Joakim Larsson, professor at Sahlgrenska Academy and director of the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research at the University of Gothenburg. Prof. Larsson, at the IMED 2016 […]

Antibiotics - Handle with care

“Antibiotics are not a magic drug!”

Health care workers (HCW) play a vital role in preventing the spread of AMR (antimicrobial resistance).  In the course of this years’ Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov. 14-20), WHO Europe has interviewed HCW from across the European Region about their experiences with antibiotic resistance and how they are working to stop it. The Semmelweis Foundation is […]