Antibiotic Awareness Week Is November 18-24, 2019

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Antibiotic Awareness Week is observed this week in the United States, November 18th through the 24th. The purpose is to highlight the steps everyone can take to improve antibiotic prescribing and use. Antibiotic Awareness Week: Why It’s Important Antibiotics save lives and are critical tools for treating a number of common and more serious infections,…

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Superbugs Could Be On Way To America, CDC Warns

Superbugs could be on their way into the United States, the CDC (Centers For Disease Control) warns.       Superbugs: What’s The Story? Efforts to eradicate antibiotic-resistant bacteria have found hundreds of germs carrying unusual genes that could lead to a superbug epidemic, warns the CDC. In 2017, a new nationwide testing program found…

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