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Date:7/9/2008

ic confidence in the safety and effectiveness of

vaccines must not be permitted to erode," stated Dr. Pickering.

-- Prevention and Treatment of Infections Due to Drug Resistant Bacteria:

Antibiotics Can't Be the Only Answer: Robert A. Weinstein, MD,

professor of medicine and chairman of the Division of Infectious

Diseases, Stroger Hospital at Cook County and chief operating officer

at the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center for the Prevention, Care and

Research of Infectious Diseases, Rush Medical College, Chicago,

Illinois provided an overview of antibiotic resistance and infection

control practices to help reduce its occurrence. "Antibiotic

resistance is driven by lapses in infection control, as well as by

antibiotic overuse. Infection control improvements are essential to

controlling antibiotic resistance," said Dr. Weinstein.

About the News Conference and Symposium

The 13th Richard J. Duma/NFID Annual News Conference and Symposium on Infectious Diseases was supported, in part, by unrestricted educational grants to NFID from Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Roche, sanofi pasteur, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

This event is named for former NFID president and executive director Richard J. Duma, MD, PhD, currently director of infectious diseases at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.

About the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1973 and dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. For more information, please visit http://www.nfid.org.


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