Study Finds Disparities In Who’s Getting Antibiotics At ER

A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California in 2013.
A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California in 2013.
A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California in 2013.
A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, California in 2013.

Study Finds Disparities In Who’s Getting Antibiotics At ER

A report from Lurie Children’s Hospital released today shows there’s a racial disparity in unnecessary antibiotics prescribed for viral respiratory infections. We talk to the lead author of the study about why this is, and what the long lasting effect can be.