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Of about 32,000 births each year in WA, approximately 2,800 are preterm and this figure is rising.

Preterm birth breakthrough: antibiotic penetrates placenta - Science Network WA

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Read here about our Professor Jeff Keelan's investigation into a new drug, solithromycin, and its potential to prevent premature birth. Covered by Science Network WA, 1 July 2014.