The rise in antimicrobial resistance has become one of the world's most pressing public health problems.
Merck's long-standing commitment to the global fight against infectious disease goes hand-in-hand with a commitment to help slow the occurrence of resistance.
We’re not done yet. We need to maintain our commitment and our interest and continue to bring our full capability set to trying to do more to help solve the problem of infectious disease.”
Here, some of Merck’s best researchers and scientists share how their work in this arena inspires them and how they are committed to the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
"The time has come to change tactics in the fight against drug-resistant infections."
"This is indeed an exciting time to be a part of the effort to identify the next generation of antibacterial medicines."
"Our job is to be as diligent as we possibly can."