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Infection-Related Deaths Are Preventable

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  • The CDC found that a “coordinated approach” of health care facilities and health departments working together could significantly reduce the number of infection-related deaths
  • Up to 70 percent of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections could be prevented over five years by implementing these shared infection control strategies
  • Such strategies could also prevent 619,000 antibiotic-resistant and C. difficile infections, along with 37,000 deaths, over a five-year period

By Dr. Mercola

Each year, more than 2 million Americans are sickened, and at least 23,000 are killed, by antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Bacteria are, in essence, hard-wired to adapt to threats such as antibiotics and, at such point in time when they adapt to resist all of them, infections that were once easily treated will undoubtedly return with renewed force.


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