CDC Gives $67M for Rx Resistance

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“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Jun 27 it would provide $67 million to health departments across the country to help them detect and identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria more quickly. The money will be distributed to health departments in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, and to local health departments in six major metropolitan areas (New York City, Chicago, Houston, the District of Columbia, Los Angeles County, and Philadelphia).

“With the money, state health departments will be able to test for multidrug-resistant ‘superbugs’…”   Source: University of Minnesota publication.

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