Preserving the Power of Antibiotics for Humans and Animals

During this year’s #GetSmartWeek, we’ve been reminded that the single most important action to slow the development and spread of antibiotic-resistant infections is for every one of us to improve the way antibiotics are prescribed and used.

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare blog today, Dr. Lonnie King discusses how antibiotics in human and veterinary medicine remain the cornerstone of treating and preventing serious bacterial infections. And how it will take commitment from all sectors, including the human health side and the animal health side, in order to preserve the power of antibiotics.