CDC: Drug-Resistant Bacteria Pose ‘Nightmare’ Threat

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•11 Mar 13, 2013

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a dire warning about antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as CREs, which after first appearing in 1996 have now been found in 42 states and were detected in 4.6 percent of all U.S. hospitals in 2012. What do you think?

  • “What is it with the CDC? It’s like they’re all a bunch of germ freaks over there.”

    Annabel Boyle –
    Dance Therapist

  • “I appreciate anything that first appeared in the 1990s and has managed to stay relevant.”

    Joe Foggin –
    Ship Painter

  • “Oh, well. We all gotta go sometime, right?”

    Matthew Suwinska –
    Fireworks Maker

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