President Obama to propose $1.2 billion to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

January 27, 2015 2:07 PM

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President Obama to propose $1.2 billion to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

On Tuesday, the White House announced that the fiscal 2016 budget of President Barack Obama will propose federal funding of some $1.2 billion to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 23,000 Americans die every year from infections that can withstand some of the best antibiotics.

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