January 22, 2019

PLF’s executive director was interviewed by Yitzi Weiner for Thrive Global’s “5 Things I Wish I Knew”

“While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments do the best they can, C. diff and other HAIs are likely undercounted. Policymakers should ensure that the public knows the breadth of these infections through timely and accurate reporting at the facility-level. There also needs to be more public awareness on C.diff as an infection that is more likely to affect people by the numbers than Ebola or Zika. While the latter two are exotic, the chances of an American being harmed by them is nil.”

Read the full interview here. 

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