Tag: antibiotic-resistant bacteria

CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms

CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The agency said that the most problematic resistant bacteria are emerging in hospitals. But it also called bacteria that have become resistant to drugs used on the farm a “serious threat.”

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Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

No one knows exactly how farmers use antibiotics. Many public health experts say the government should collect and publish detailed information because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an increasingly urgent problem. But many farm groups are opposed.

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