The Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria seeks input through Jan. 7 on recommended priority areas for combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 2020 through 2025 based on the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. For more on the request for information, see the online comment form. The council also will explore priority areas with stakeholders at its Jan. 30-31 public meeting. AHA has provided previous input on the plan.

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