When you buy raw meat in the grocery store, what you're bringing home is often more than dinner. “The chances of you buying a product that is contaminated with drug-resistant-bacteria is very high,” said Dr Lance Price. Price.
ARAC in the News
Antibiotic resistance is a serious public health threat that demands immediate action from all sectors of society. So that's why we're excited to join The Global Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge, an initiative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that launches today during the United Nations General Assembly. The challenge calls on governments, private industry and civil society to commit to taking actionable steps that further progress in combating antibiotic resistance around the world.
ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price and his colleagues discuss a new tool they are developing to help doctors prescribe the right antibiotics.
STAT News reports on a new study that highlights how antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected more than 100 people and that have been linked to pet store puppies appear to have spread at least in part because healthy dogs were given antibiotics — a decision that all but surely fostered antibiotic resistance.
Wired highlights another concern about Hurricane Florence: flooding that could spread pig waste, which carries bacteria like E. coli and Salmonella.