September 17, 2013

CDC: We Will Soon Be in Post-Antibiotic Era

Maryn McKenna, Wired


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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just published a first-of-its-kind assessmentof the threat the country faces from antibiotic-resistant organisms, ranking them by the number of illnesses and deaths they cause each year and outlining urgent steps that need to be taken to roll back the trend.

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