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Additional Resources

1. Centers for Disease Control Data on Hospital-Acquired Infections. Click Here.

2. Columbia University TED Talk: A New Weapon in the Fight Against Superbugs. Click Here.

3. CDC VitalSigns "Making Healthcare Safer: Protect Patients from Antibiotic Resistance." Click Here. 

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5. CDC "Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States." 2019. Click Here. 

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