White Home unveils program to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

March 28, 2015 7:25 AM

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WASHINGTON – The White Property on Friday announced a five-year strategy to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could develop into deadly.

Repeated exposure to antibiotics can lead germs to turn out to be resistant to the drugs, so that they are no longer helpful. The Centers for Illness Control and Prevention estimates that drug-resistant bacteria lead to 23,000 deaths and two million illnesses each and every year in the United St...

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