2010. Dr. Stuart Levy (APUA President) mentioned in The Scientist article, "5 Ways to Save Antibiotics" on December 14, 2010

2010. APUA issues a press release, "Symptomatic Relief for Colds Is Better Than Antibiotics", November 17, 2010

2010. Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter Tells FDA that Triclosan Should be Banned from Consumer Products and cites APUA and Cook County Hospital study about economic burden of antibiotic resistance, November 16, 2010

2010. Boston Globe publishes APUA's Letter to the Editor discussing the threat of antibiotic resistance, October 10, 2010

2010. Dr. Stuart Levy (APUA President) and Dr. Thomas F. O'Brien (APUA Vice President), quoted in Washington Post article, "New 'superbugs' raising concerns worldwide," October 11, 2010

2010. APUA mentioned in a Live Strong article about the dangers of antibacterial soaps and cleaners. October 6, 2010

2010. APUA issues public comment on Transatlantic Task Force priority activities, October 1, 2010

2010. APUA staff quoted on antibiotics in farm animals in International Business Times article,September 10, 2010

2010. Dr. Stuart Levy shares expertise on NDM-1 on WBUR-Boston NPR segment, "New Drug-Resistant Superbug Appears In Massachusetts", September 17, 2010

2010. APUA cites Sweden's Otto Cars and Mexican Health Organization as leaders in global effort to contain antibiotic resistance, September 14, 2010

2010. APUA issues press release "Antibacterial Resistance Found in Non-Disease-Causing Bacteria, Could Serve as an Early Warning of Drug Resistance", September 13, 2010

2010. Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics Advises the FDA on Need to Establish a System to Monitor Use of Antibiotics in Food Animal Production, August 31, 2010

2010. APUA staff quoted in article,"More seniors on Medicare use antibiotics:study" August 10, 2010

2010. Congress Should Pass Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act, Says Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, July 14, 2010

2010. Antibiotics Should Be Assigned to a Special Drug Class to Preserve Their Power, Says Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, July 13, 2010

2010. Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics Lauds FDA for Action on Antimicrobial Drugs in Food- Producing Animals, June 29, 2010

2010. Dr. Stuart Levy speaks on NPR on the topic "Bacterial Infections Defy Treatment."April 16, 2010

2010. APUA staff member moderates the first symposium of the Annual Conference on Microbial Resistance. Talk is focused on the economic and public policy aspects of antibiotic resistance and antibiotic development. February 8, 2010. 


2009. Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Cost the U.S. Healthcare System in Excess of $20 Billion Annually, The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) and Cook County Hospital, October 2009. See Report.

2009. Kathleen Young (APUA Executive Director) interviewed by The Star Ledger in article"Free Antibiotics: are supermarket programs hurting more than they're helping?" February 5, 2009.

2009. Antibiotics as Loss Leaders? APUA responds to marketing campaigns by large chain stores to provide free prescription antibiotics to customers, January 8, 2009.


2008. The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) today announced a $1.37 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to explore ways of reducing millions of preventable deaths from severe respiratory and diarrheal infections in Africa., October 2008. See Press Release.


2005. "Plumbing Commensal Reservoirs of Antibiotic Resistance," American Society for Microbiology News, October 2005.

2005. "Staph changes," Modern Healthcare, April 25, 2005.

2005. "Bacteremia among Kenyan Children," New England Journal of Medicine, March 31, 2005.

2005. "Report reveals urgency in fight against resistance," Infectious Disease News, February.


2004. "Training Guide for Journalists Reporting on Antimicrobial Resistance Issues"Madeline Drexler & Anibal Sosa See Training Guide.

2004. "New 'shadow epidemic' stalks the globe," The Sunday Times (South Africa), December 12.

2004. "Improving antibiotic prescribing is an urgent priority: how low can we go?" The Pharmaceutical Journal, December 11.

2004. "Trapping the Superbugs," Newsweek, December 6.

2004. "Super Bugs, Bird Flu Worry Experts," Wall Street Journal, November 1.

2004. "Vaccine shortage points to global risk, experts say," USA Today, November 1.

2004. "Docs Without Drugs: APUA report reveals urgency of drug resistance worldwide - describes impending loss of front-line antimicrobials, a major public health threat,"PRNewswire, October 29.

2004. "Germ-Free Nation: Is our obsession with cleanliness beginning to backfire?"Vegetarian Times, July-August.

2004. "Is Your Doctor's Necktie Contaminated?" AARP Bulletin, July-August.

2004. "Q: What's the story about antibiotics in food?" Boston Globe, February 17.


2003. "Germ Warfare," New York Times, September 6.

2003. "WHO Advises Kicking the Livestock Antibiotic Habit," Science Magazine, August 22.

2003. "Surfing for the Best Biotech Information," Genetic Engineering News, July.

2003. "New Antibiotics and New Resistance: In many ways, the fight against antibiotic resistance is already lost; preventing bacterial disease requires thoughtful new approaches,"American Scientist, March-April.


2002. "The 2002 Garrod Lecture. Factors Impacting on the Problem of Antibiotic Resistance," Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, January.

2002. "No Prescription for Antibiotics? No Problem," New York Times, November 12.

2002. "Antimicrobial Use in Animal Feed: an Ecological and Public Health Problem,"Minnesota Medicine, October.

2002. "Mechanisms of Resistance," Infectious Disease News, September.

2002. "Mailbox: Antibiotic Resistance," Perspectives in Health, Fall.

2002. "'Cipromania' and 'Superclean' Homes Are Now Increasing Antibiotic Resistance,"Journal of the American Medical Association, August 28.

2002. "Revenge of the Bugs," Boston Globe, August 6.

2002. "Some Link Bacterial Peril to Antibiotics Put in Feed," Des Moines Register, August 4

2002. "Antibiotic Resistance Remains Problematic," Quality Indicator Physician Resource, August.

2002. "Battle of the Bugs: Fighting Antibiotic Resistance," FDA Consumer, July-August.

2002. "Current Threats of Infectious Diseases, According to National Foundation for Infectious Diseases," National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Press Conference and Symposium Release, PR Newswire, July 18.

2002. "Antibiotic Resistance in Livestock: More at Stake than Steak," Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP Online), July.

2002. "APUA, Senate Bill Urge Restricted Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture," American Society for Microbiology News, July.

2002. Fewer Antibiotics Are Prescribed to Children, 40 Percent Decline Reverses a Trend,Washington Post, June 19.

2002. "Conservation," WorkInProgress (The Joyce Foundation publication), June.

2002. "Are We Killing the Cures?" PAHO, Perspectives in Health, Spring.

2002. "US Experts Urge End to Antibiotics in Stock Food," Sydney Morning Herald(Sydney, Australia), May 10.

2002. "The Rise of Superbugs," MSNBC.com, May 10

2002. "From Farm to Fork: Scientific Alliance Calls for More Stringent Policy on Antibiotic Use in Agriculture," From PR Newswire Release, May 9.

2002. Antibiotics Lose Punch Against Strep. Wall Street Journal, April 18.

2002. "CDC Targets Crisis in Hospital-Stay Infections," Boston Globe, March 27.

2002. "China's Overuse of Antibiotics Breeding Drug-Resistant Diseases," C-Health (www.canoe.ca), March 19.

2002. "Breeding the Superbug," The Ecologist, March.

2002. Overuse of antibiotics has created the new 'superbug'.The Ecologist, February 22.

2002. "Antibiotics: the New Threat," Ladies' Home Journal, February.

2002. "Playing Chicken with our Antibiotics," Time, January 21.

2002. "GAARD Reveals Fluoroquinolone Threat," SCRIP, January 2-4.

2002. Six Dangerous Myths about Antibiotics. Bottom Line/Health, January 1.


2001. The Resistance Fighters: Put Down That Cipro! City Link, December 19-25.

2001. Docs Worry over Anthrax Drug Resistance. United Press International, December 16.

2001. Cipro Use Troubles Some Specialists. Boston Sunday Globe, December 16.

2001. Good Germs, Bad Germs. UTNE Reader, November/December.

2001. Doctors Fear Overuse of Antibiotics by Kids Is about to get Worse. The Wall Street Journal, November 30.

2001. Path of Great Resistance: Overuse of Antibiotics Strengthens Bacteria and Weakens the Immune SystemNew York Daily News, November 19.

2001. Seven Dangerous Misconceptions about Antibiotics. Bottom Line/Health, November 9.

2001. Cipro Recipients Developing Side EffectsLos Angeles Times, November 9.

2001. What We Feed the Animals We Eat; Prevalence of Bacteria that Resist Drugs Heightens Debate over AntibioticsChicago Tribune, November 7.

2001. "Super Bugs" Have Invaded Our MeatLos Angeles Times, November 4.

2001. Antibiotics: Overuse Can Be Dangerous. Blue Cross Blue Shield LifeTimes, November 1.

2001. Antibiotics Used in Farm Animals Causing Hard-to-Treat Infections in Humans.Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, November 1.

2001. Anthrax-Fighting Drugs Apt to Spur Not Anthrax Superbug, but More Common Killers. Associated Press, November 1.

2001. Misuse of Antibiotics Is Creating Tougher Bacterial Bugs. Coffey Communications,October 31.

2001. For Bacteria in a Cipro World, Resistance Pays Off. The Oregonian, October 28.

2001. Cipro Stockpiling Opens Pandora's Box. Tufts E-News, October 22.

2001. Misuse of Cipro Could Lead to Resistance. Houston Chronicle, October 18.

2001. Overuse, Abuse of Cipro Could Make Drug IneffectiveSt. Petersburg Times, October 17.

2001. Cure May Be Health Hazard. Los Angeles Times, October 17.

2001. The Evolving Enemy (roundtable conference call). WGBH Radio, October 11.

2001. WHO Plan Seeks to Stanch Global Antimicrobial Resistance. American Medical News, October 1.

2001. Physician with Supergerm. National Public Radio, September 1.

2001. Are We Too Clean or Not Clean Enough? Infection Control Today, September 1.

2001. Antibiotic Overuse Is a Health Threat. The Wall Street Journal, April 28.

2001. Report Says Agriculture Antibiotic Use and Impact on Resistance Are High. ASM News, March.

2001. Animal Antibiotic Rules Might Be Hard for FDA to Implement. The Atlanta Constitution Journal, January 26.

2001. Global Resistance Day: Unprecedented and Promising. Medscape, January 23.

2001. Antibiotoics: Losing their Power to Fight. AARP Bulletin, January 2001.


2000. Physicians Encouraged to Help Fight the War on Antibiotic Resistance. Infectious Disease Options, February 15.

2000. Antibiotics and The Doomsday Bug- Fact or Fiction. The Sunday Times Magazine,February 20.

2000. Too Clean! Healthy Living, July 18.

2000. Leader in Antibiotic Resistance Research Gives First-Hand Insight of Problem.Goucher Quarterly, Summer 2000.

2000. Preventing Antibiotic Misuse Will Take Effort from Physicians, Patients. Infectious Diseases In Children, August.

2000. Drug-Resistant Bacteria. Council Currents, Fall 2000.