18. to 24. November: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of the greatest global threat to mankind, the G7 Forum of leading economic nations speak of a creeping pandemic. The German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) is rising to the challenge: DZIF researchers are developing new antimicrobial agents and therapies, monitoring the spread of resistance, designing infection control measures and networking globally to solve the problem.