Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues

U.S., European Reports Examine Antibiotic Use, Drug Resistance

CIDRAP News: CDC antibiotics report calls for all-out stewardship efforts
“A new federal report on antibiotic use and stewardship in the United States stresses the need for an all-hands-on-deck approach, calling on all stakeholders to commit to stewardship efforts…” (Roos, 7/28).

CIDRAP News: European report ties drug resistance to use in humans, animals
“A new joint report from European public health agencies suggests a positive association between antimicrobial consumption and resistance in both humans and food-producing animals — and it highlights the need for prudent antimicrobial use in human and veterinary medicine…” (Dall, 7/31).