The U.S. is mobilizing to fight a growing threat: deadly superbugs. On today's Sound of Ideas, we will consult local and national infectious disease specialists about the most-extensive ever national plan to battle drug-resistant infections and to weaken antibiotic resistance. The White House plan calls for curbing overuse of antibiotics, from hospitals and doctors' offices to farms. How will that play out in Northeast Ohio?
Dr. Michael Bell, Deputy Director, CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Dr. Steven Gordon, Chair of Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Jennifer Hanrahan, Chair of the Infectious Disease Control Committee, MetroHealth
Dr. Lonnie King, Dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University and chair of the national Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture
Joe Logan, Ohio farmer and president of the Ohio Farmers Union