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Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs ‘urgent threats’
Los Angeles Times

Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors’ ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 114-page publication, which was written for the general public, offered the first comprehensive picture of drug resistance in the U.S., said CDC’s director, Dr. Thomas Frieden.