CDC invests millions in antibiotic resistance efforts — where did the money go?

Congress gave the CDC $160 million in fiscal year 2016 to fight antibiotic resistance, and the federal agency gave most of that money to support state and local health departments, universities and healthcare partners, and laboratories in the fight.

Money invested in these states can go toward numerous projects and programs, including:

Below are the 10 states that received the largest investments from the CDC to combat antibiotic resistance and a breakdown of where the funds went.

1. Illinois — $12.15 million

2. North Carolina — $9.78 million

3. Pennsylvania — $8.58 million

4. Massachusetts — $7.97 million

5. New York — S7.09 million

6. California — $7.06 million

7. Missouri — $6.99 million

8. Georgia — $3.63 million

9. Texas 3.71 million

10. Wisconsin — $3.6 million

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