Media Coverage of RAND Europe AMR Research

Recent Coverage

The May 2016 release of Lord Jim O'Neill's final report for the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance led to renewed media interest in our 2014 report, Estimating the Economic Costs of Antimicrobial Resistance.

23 May

“Stop treating antibiotics like sweets”: the threat we face from antibiotic resistance | New Statesman

20 May

Superbugs 'will kill one person every three seconds by 2050' | Irish Independent

19 May

Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds' | BBC Online

Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People Annually, Cost $100 Trillion By 2050: Report | International Business Times

Call to action to tackle antimicrobial resistance | Manufacturing Chemist

Superbugs will kill 10 million a year by 2050 | FierceHealthcare

In 2050, superbugs may kill 1 person every 3 seconds, report warns | ars technica

Unaddressed, superbugs could kill 'every 3 seconds' by 2050, report suggests | FOX News Channel Online

Los médicos no deben recetar antibióticos sin una prueba previa, dice informe | El Día

20 April

Fighting Superbugs by Hacking Antibiotic Resistance | Ozymandias

2014 Coverage

RAND Europe's 2014 report, Estimating the Economic Costs of Antimicrobial Resistance, was commissioned by the Wellcome Trust as part of Lord O'Neill's initial AMR Review publication, Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a Crisis for the Health and Wealth of Nations (PDF). Our research received widespread media attention.

28 December

China Can Lead the Fight on Superbugs | Bloomberg View

24 December

Antimicrobial resistance to cost global economy up to US $210 trillion | Down To Earth

23 December

By 2050, superbugs will kill 10 million people a year | Quartz

18 December

Antibiotic resistance to cost up to $100tn for world economy by 2050 | International Business Times

17 December

AMR Superbugs Could “Cast Medicine Back To The Dark Ages” Says Study | Bioresearch Online

16 December

Antibiotic-Resistant Germs Could Kill 10M Every Year By 2050: Report |

15 December

Antibiotics resistance could kill 10m a year by 2050 | Agence France-Presse

13 December

Superbugs could eventually kill more people than cancer | Washington Post

12 December

New Antibiotic Resistance Report Is The Stuff Of Nightmares | Forbes Online

Drug-Resistant Infections Could Kill 10 Million A Year By 2050 | Huffington Post

11 December

Drug resistance to cost $100tn by 2050, study finds | Financial Times

Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer' by 2050 | BBC Online

Drug resistance deadlier than cancer by 2050: Study |

Drug-resistant infections could lead to 10 million extra deaths a year – report | The Guardian

Superbugs will kill more people than cancer by 2050 and cost $100tn | International Business Times

Drug-resistant superbugs will cause 10 million extra deaths a year and cost up to $100 trillion | ITV Online

UK Review Makes Staggering Antibiotic Resistance Predictions | Food Safety News

Deadly Superbugs Could Cost $100 Trillion by 2050 | Bloomberg News Online

Report: superbugs could kill more than 10 million a year | United Press International Online

Antimicrobial resistance will lead to an additional 10 million deaths each year worldwide by 2050 | Pharmaceutical Journal

'Drug-resistant infections can kill an extra 10 mn a year' | Business Standard

Superbugs could kill 10mn per year by 2050, more than cancer – study | Russia Today

Drug-resistant infections may cost the world $100 trillion by 2050: Jim O’Neill |

Unchecked superbugs could kill 10 million a year, cost $100 trillion | Reuters

Superbug threat to human race ‘more certain’ than climate change – inquiry chief | The Telegraph

Warning over superbugs impact | Press Association, UK

Cost of superbug resistance; $100 trillion and 10 million deaths | PharmaTimes Online

Antimicrobial resistance – 10 million deaths a year by 2050 | National Health Executive

Antibiotic resistance could kill 10 million a year | Pharmafile

Antimicrobial Resistance Will Enormously Effect Medical Practice, Report Predicts | European Medical Device Technology