Antibiotic Resistance

Exploring the Frontiers of Innovation to Tackle Microbial Threats – A Workshop (Virtual)

Join the National Academies for a 1.5-day public workshop that will examine the major advancements in scientific, technological, and social innovations that have been taking place to tackle microbial threats, including diagnostics, vaccine development and…

ELC Directly Funded Cities Share Resources for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) occur in about one out of every 31 hospital patients. In 2015, the last year for which data are available, this resulted in 72,000 deaths attributed to HAIs. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a…

Developing Regional Antibiograms to Monitor Resistance Patterns

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing threat to the public’s health, and local health departments (LHDs) have become increasingly involved to ensure their communities are prepared. LHDs serve as community chief health strategists and are uniquely…

Containing an MDRO: Tools Developed During a Response

When a novel or targeted multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) or resistance mechanism is identified, local public health must act quickly to prevent its spread, implementing CDC’s Containment Strategy. The Florida Department of Health in Orange…