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At IDWeek2016, CDC Director Says Urgent Action Needed To Address Increasing Threat Of Antibiotic Resistance

CIDRAP News: CDC chief: Antibiotic resistance ‘scary’ threat to modern medicine
“The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) kicked off the plenary session at IDWeek2016 with a warning that modern medicine could be undermined if we don’t act quickly to reduce antibiotic resistance. ‘Truly we face a scary situation,’ CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, told the audience of clinicians and infectious disease researchers in New Orleans…” (Dall, 10/27).

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