By: Erin Burns
C. diff awareness month kicked off with an article from Contagion Live. Writer Jared Kaltwasser interviewed PLF Executive Director Christian John Lillis about the Peggy Lillis Foundation, Peggy’s story, and the work done by the foundation to raise C. diff awareness. “One of the groups hoping to raise public awareness is the Peggy Lillis Foundation, which was started in 2010 following the death of its namesake. The foundation recently held its 13th annual gala, an event focused on raising awareness of C diff. Contagion interviewed the foundation’s co-founder and executive director, Christian Lillis, to find out about the organization’s work, the state of C diff awareness, and the group’s efforts to support science and policies that might help lower the risk of C diff infection.” You can read the full article here.