Age and the risk of resistant pathogens

Starting to read the February Antimicrobial Resistance Benchmark ( the following citation directly hits me:

In recent decades, AMR has become widespread, irrespective of national income levels. In Europe, drug-resistant bacteria are responsible for more than 670,000 infections and 33,000 deaths annually, costing EUR 1 billion in annual healthcare expenditure. Each year in the US, at least 2 million people get an antibacterial-resistant infection leading to at least 23,000 deaths. This costs over USD 20 billion in direct health care costs and as much as USD 35 billion in lost productivity.”

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