March 11, 2021

Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy (PLF), the leading patient organization combating C. difficile infections (CDI), partners with Ferring Pharmaceuticals through a new sponsorship to help fund new and existing patient advocacy initiatives. Joining forces, PLF and Ferring are eager to continue helping people living with CDI …

January 21, 2021

Long time Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) Advocate and Board member Christina Fuhrman and her daughter Pearl are both C. diff survivors. Interviewed in early December by the Washington Post, Christina talks about how unnecessary antibiotics cause harm. She recalls her daughter’s struggle with an infection, as it placed her into …

December 17, 2019

PLF Board members Christina Fuhrman and Dr. Bruce Hirsch are featured in this story on healthline.com. She Recovered from a C. diff Infection, Then Her Daughter Got It Too Three months before her wedding in 2012, Christina Fuhrman was hospitalized due to severe diarrhea. “The day I started feeling sick, …

November 29, 2019

Our Rhode Island-based Advocate Meg Mimnaugh published an op-ed in the Providence Journal to promote PLF’s “See C. diff” public education campaign.  My Turn: Americans should know about deadly infection Losing a loved one is always painful. It’s particularly excruciating when their death was preventable. Before my mom died from …

November 14, 2019

On November 13th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its second Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States (AR Threats Report). The report provides new national estimates of deaths and infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs, and categorizes the top resistant germs based on level of concern to human …