Perspective WHO releases list of ‘priority pathogens’ in urgent need of new antibiotics February 27, 2017 “Today, WHO released its first-ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list is intended to promote research and development of new antibiotic treatments.”   “…IDSA [[Infectious Diseases Society of America] also praised WHO on stating that there must be more appropriate use of antibiotics in humans and animals, reflecting a One Health approach. “We look forward to continued One Health efforts with our U.S. and international partners, including WHO, on antimicrobial stewardship, infection prevention, improved surveillance, diagnostics & vaccines R&D, and investment in the infectious diseases workforce, the statement said. …”   SEE: