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New CDC Vital Signs Report Shares How to Make Healthcare Safer by Stopping the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

Posted on August 04, 2015

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

On August 4, CDC released a new Vital Signs report highlighting how to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance. The report includes modeling that predicts increases in drug-resistant infections and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) without immediate, nationwide improvements in infection control and antibiotic prescribing. Antibiotic-resistant germs, those that no longer respond to the drugs designed to kill them, cause […]

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