Sharon Ladin, director of the Pew Health Group's Antibiotics and Innovation Project, issued the following statement regarding the Generating Antibiotics Incentives Now (GAIN) Act (H.R. 2182), introduced today by Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) and co-sponsored by Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), Gene Green (D-Texas), Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) and John Shimkus (R-Ill.). The bill contains provisions to incentivize the creation of new antibiotics to combat serious drug-resistant infections.
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