TITLE

CDC calls attention to antibiotic overuse

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the public health campaigns launched by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an effort to raise awareness on the increasing problem of antibiotic resistance in the country. The campaigns utilize advertisements, brochures, radio and print announcements, and mainstream media interviews. CDC officials hope that the campaigns will inform patients.
ACCESSION #
35066434

 

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