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Jim O'Neill Has a Plan to Make Big Pharma Avert Armageddon

  • Companies not developing antibiotics should pay levy: review
  • Over next decade $40 billion needed to fight drug resistance

Pharmaceutical companies should "pay or play" to spur research into new antibiotics and prevent drug-resistant infections from causing 10 million extra deaths a year by 2050, according to a report commissioned by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.

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