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News: January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015
The White House today announced that President Obama’s FY 2016 budget will nearly double the amount of federal funding for combating and preventing antibiotic resistance. Dr. Lonnie King, chair of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) / Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture, said the proposed federal funding is “decisive and necessary.”