By Marie Rosenthal, MS

An American dies every 15 minutes from a resistant infection, according to CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, who released the latest CDC update on resistant threats.

“Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019” found that antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections nationally; 35,000 end in death.

The report provides great detail about 18 of the most concerning organisms, and it’s recommended reading (