​​​​INFECTIONS

February 2017

Antibiotic resistance could make c-sections, transplants and chemotherapy too dangerous to perform, warns World Health Organisation.

March 2014

On any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of healthcare-associated infections.

August 2013

About 1.7 million Americans acquire infections in health care settings each year, killing 99,000 patients and adding $45 billion to the nation’s annual medical expenses, said a report issued in July by the Alliance for Aging Research.

The Peggy Lillis Foundation is building a nationwide clostridium difficile awareness movement by educating the public, empowering advocates, and shaping policy.

One and Only Campaign: Make Every Injection Safe.