‘We Have a Limited Window of Opportunity’: CDC Warns of Resistance ‘Nightmare’

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'It’s not often that you get to hear a top federal health official deliberately deploy a headline-grabbing word such as “nightmare,” or warn: “We have a very serious problem, and we need to sound an alarm.” | Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said both Tuesday, during a press conference announcing new CDC statistics on the advance of the highly drug-resistant bacteria known as CRE."'

Maryn McKenna
Wired
Mar 6, 2013

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