‘More And Better Data’ Needed To Understand Impact Of Antimicrobial Resistance

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Antimicrobial Resistance — A Global Imperative
Benjamin J. Park, chief of the CDC’s International Infection Control Program, discusses how “[t]he rise of super-resistant organisms threatens the successes of modern medicine, including our ability to treat common infections, and poses a significant economic and public health challenge.” He examines global and domestic actions to stem antimicrobial resistance and calls for “[m]ore and better data … to discover the full impact of antibiotic resistance…” (11/16).

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