Published today, CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019 includes the latest national death and infection estimates that underscore the continued threat of antibiotic resistance in the United States. CDC estimates that more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the United States each year, and more than 35,000 people die as a result. Campylobacter and Salmonella, commonly spread through food, cause an estimated 660,900 resistant infections each year. Data show that resistance to antibiotics recommended to treat Campylobacter and Salmonella infections is increasing.

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