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Over 8 years infection control practices saved ~27,000 lives and $1.8 billion

Infection control practices saved an estimated 27,000 lives and $1.8 billion in medical costs between 2001 and 2009.

Frieden, Thomas R., and Rima F. Khabbaz. A CDC Framework for Preventing Infectious Diseases: Sustaining the essentials and innovating for the future. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/oid/docs/ID-Framework.pdf

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Title
A CDC Framework for Preventing Infectious Diseases: Sustaining the essentials and innovating for the future
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Frieden, Thomas R., and Rima F. Khabbaz
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