Since its inception in 2001, the Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) has promoted judicious use of antibiotics for respiratory infections. CHP is a supporter of AWARE. As you’ll see here, Oregon has made some progress over the last decade, but antimicrobial resistance still poses significant health threats: each year in the United States, resistant bacteria cause at least 2 million serious infections and kill at least 23,000 people.
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