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NACCHO Executive Director Declares It’s Time for a Counterattack on Antibiotic-Resistance Bacteria

Posted on August 24, 2015

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

In his op-ed in The Hill, NACCHO’s Executive Director Dr. Hasbrouck urges swifter action in fighting antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, known as “superbugs,” cause an estimated 2 million illnesses and claim 23,000 lives each year in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a plan to fight these superbugs on August 4, […]

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