March 5, 2013
7:00 am

CDC Telebriefing: Vital Signs Report Details Rising Threat from Lethal CRE Bacteria – Media Advisory

CDC will host a telephone-only media availability to discuss the new Vital Signs report on a drug-resistant bacteria called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that is spreading in U.S. inpatient medical facilities. These bacteria cause life-threatening infections that are difficult, and in some cases, impossible to treat. In some places, these bacteria are already posing a routine threat to patients and their medical teams. Learn what this means to patients and health care providers, and what can be done about it.

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The original publication date for this article is March 5, 2013 12:00 pm

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