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Media Advisory: Capitol Hill Briefing on Antibiotic Resistance Threats to the U.S.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and The Pew Charitable Trusts will hold a briefing on a new report from the CDC, “Antibiotic Resistance Threats to the United States, 2013.”

Date: Tuesday, September 17, at 3 PM

Location: Capitol Visitor’s Center Room SVC-201-00 


Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH 
Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Victoria Nahum 
Founder, Safe Care Campaign; the mother of Josh Nahum, who died from an antibiotic-resistant infection

David Relman, MD, FIDSA 
President, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Allan Coukell, B.Sc.Pharm.
Senior Director of drugs and medical devices, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Representative Gene Green (D-TX)

Representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA)

RSVP: Shion Chang at

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