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CDC has many graphics related to antibiotic prescribing, use, and resistance. Below is just a sample of those materials. Use these tools in media stories, newsletters, social media, or other outreach efforts. Please credit CDC when using these graphics except in social media where space is limited.

Annual Burden of Antibiotic Resistance in the United States

How Antibiotic Resistance Happens

Medical illustration of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Understanding Inappropriate Antibiotic Use

Understanding Inappropriate Antibiotic Use
Target Audience: General public and healthcare professionals

This infographic explains the types of inappropriate antibiotic use. The graphic shows an example of unnecessary use or overuse and an example of misuse or incorrect prescription.

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