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Antibiotic Prescribing and Use in the U.S.

National Action Plan to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

This strategy, released on March 27, 2015, provides goals and direction to help the nation contain the spread of resistant bacterial strains, manage existing antibiotics to preserve their effectiveness, and help ensure a steady pipeline of new, effective antibiotics and diagnostics.


New Initiative to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance threats impact

CDC's Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative would support prevention programs, outbreak surveillance, antibiotic use and resistance monitoring, and antibiotic stewardship programs to address this threat.