A recent analysis published in The Lancet has highlighted the need for urgent action to address antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
New data has revealed that more than 1.2 million people – and potentially millions more – died in 2019 as a direct result of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
According to the paper’s co-author Prof Chris Murray:
“These new data reveal the true scale of antimicrobial resistance worldwide, and are a clear signal that we must act now to combat the threat.”
Twelve months ago, Botanix published important research data in collaboration with the University of Queensland showing the ability of synthetic CBD to kill a select group of Gram-negative bacteria, and highlighting the potential of CBD as the foundation of a new class of antimicrobials.