Medical illustration of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website)
In response to the open letter sent by our member, Dianne Post, (read here), Leandris C. Liburd replied.
As the nation’s protection agency, the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to save lives and protect people from global health, safety and security threats. As a diligent steward of the funds entrusted to our agency, CDC provides disease prevention and health promotion information and resources to national, state, and local level public health leaders, healthcare providers, communities, families, and patients… (read full reply here).