- Antibiotic-resistant germs cause more than 2 million illnesses and at least 23,000 deaths each year in the United States.
- National initiatives for infection control and antibiotic stewardship could prevent 619,000 antibiotic-resistant and Clostridium difficileinfections over 5 years.
- A coordinated approach, where healthcare facilities and health departments work together, could prevent these life-threatening infections—according to this month’s Vital Signs.
- Interested in learning more? Join us for a Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconference onTuesday, August 11, at 2–3 pm (EDT).
viernes, 7 de agosto de 2015
Did You Know? | How you can help stop antibiotic resistance
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