CDC Describes New Threat Levels for Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Report

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report, “Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013” which examines the growing issues around antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The CDC estimates that over two million people in the United States become sickened with antibiotic resistant infections and more than 23,300 of them die as a result.

The potential consequences of antibiotic resistant illnesses is so worrisome that the CDC created a system to categorize bacteria into three categories – urgent, serious and concerning.

The CDC issues new categories of bacteria

The CDC issues new categories of bacteria


To learn more about Threat Report 2013, visit the CDC Website.

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