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Alere Applauds President Obama’s Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

“As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, we commend the President for establishing a national strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration on initiatives to promote the development of rapid point-of-care tests that, in turn, help reduce the misuse of antibiotics and unnecessary health care spending,” said Avi Pelossof, Alere Global President, Infectious Disease.

Alere Applauds President Obama’s Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The Executive Order signed by the President directs Federal departments and agencies to implement a new national strategy to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria and to address recommendations in a report by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

For more information on the Executive Order, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/09/18/executive-order-combating-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria

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