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CDC Awards New Antibiotic Resistance and Food Safety Funds to Health Departments

Posted on August 04, 2016

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding $30 million to state and local health departments supporting their efforts of tracking, investigating and preventing foodborne illness. Grant recipients will receive training for and access to advanced technology, including whole genome sequencers to improve detection and surveillance for antibiotic-resistance intestinal bacteria. Funding will also support enhanced […]

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