White House launches major effort against resistant bacteria

September 20, 2014
by Jim Wappes

Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH), said in a TFAH press release, "TFAH commends the White House for the Executive Order and national strategy and PCAST for their new report on antibiotic resistance. Together, these actions recognize that antibiotic resistance is an urgent public health crisis."

He added, "It is not an exaggeration to say that antibiotic resistance presents one of the greatest and scariest threats to human health around the world."

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