European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
An agency of the European Union
Every year, 35 000 EU/EEA citizens die from infections with antibiotic resistant bacteria. Learn more in this animation.
On this page you can find ECDC resources, facts and reports on antimicrobial consumption.
Find facts, infographics, data, scientific advice and guidance on antimicrobial resistance.
Approximately 4 100 000 patients are estimated to acquire a healthcare-associated infection in the EU each year.