What:

Antibiotic-resistant (AR) bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will give updates on the continued threat of antibiotic resistance in the United States.

Who:

  • Robert R Redfield, M.D., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Michael Craig, MPP, Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit, CDC

When

Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Dial-In  

Media: 888-795-0855
Non-Media: 888-390-0851
INTERNATIONAL: 1-630-395-0173
PASSCODE: CDC Media

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TRANSCRIPT
A transcript and audio will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media

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