Deadly Outbreaks, Dangerous Scopes

Number 27565
Subject Diseases
Source Los Angeles Times
Year 2015
Publication Date Feb. 19, 2015; Feb. 20, 2015; March 5, 2015; March 27, 2015; May 14, 2015; May 29, 2015; Aug. 1, 2015; Aug. 3, 2015; Nov. 14, 2015; Dec. 20, 2015; Dec. 22, 2015
Summary The Los Angeles Times exposed how outbreaks of deadly superbug infections were caused by flaws in a medical device, and revealed that its maker failed to alert doctors about the risks to patients.
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Keywords infections; superbug; medical; flaws; doctors; patients
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