CDC launching test program to print antibiotics

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a program to test the printing of antibiotics. It’s a way of keeping up with microbes that quickly grow resistant to drugs. Annette Friskopp, vice president and general manager of Specialty Printing Systems at HP, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.

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    In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, certified pharmacy technician Peggy Gillespie compounds antibiotics to fill into syringes for use as an I.V. push at ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. A nasty flu season is hitting U.S. hospitals already scrambling to maintain patient care amid severe shortages of crucial sterile fluids, particularly saline solution needed to administer I.V. medicines and rehydrate patients. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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    In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, certified pharmacy technician Peggy Gillespie compounds antibiotics to fill into syringes for use as an I.V. push at ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. A nasty flu season is hitting U.S. hospitals already scrambling to maintain patient care amid severe shortages of crucial sterile fluids, particularly saline solution needed to administer I.V. medicines and rehydrate patients. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    CDC launching test program to print antibiotics

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