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Super bacteria

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

Rebekah Wrenn a pharmacist at Johnston Willis is at the top of super bacteria.

Clinically described as CRE, it  is a family of germs that are hard to treat due to resistance to antibiotics. The CDC has designated this as an important emerging health threat.    

CRE happens because people take too many anti-biotic's that kill the good bacteria. Changing their normal bacteria.

It is important to realize that antibiotics cannot treat viral infections. Take antibiotics only as prescribed. Also, clean your hands often.

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  • Rebekah Wrenn, PharmD

    Rebekah Wrenn, PharmD

    Chippenham & Johnston Willis Hospitals, Southside Address 7101 Jahnke Road or 1401 Johnston-Willis Drive Phone: (804) 320-3911 or (804) 330-2000More >>
    Chippenham & Johnston Willis Hospitals, Southside
    Address 7101 Jahnke Road or 1401 Johnston-Willis Drive
    Phone: (804) 320-3911 or (804) 330-2000
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