CDC: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be Next Pandemic

July 23, 2014 10:31 AM

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CDC: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be Next Pandemic

Antibiotic resistance that turns regular disease-causing bacteria into illnesses that cannot be controlled could turn into a pandemic, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Tom Frieden said at a National Press Club luncheon.

“The thing that we are most at risk for is not the thing that we don’t know but something that’s hiding in plain sight. Something that could kill any of us, something that could undermine our ability to practice modern medicine, something that could devastate our economy, and something that could si...

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