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Vegan Fact of the Day - Superbugs Anyone?

Also to coverup the disease caused by poor living conditions!

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Obama battles 'superbugs' with national plan

(CNN) — Two million illnesses. 23,000 deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that’s the human toll from antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” each year in the United States. 557 more words

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Medical Scope Maker Blamed For Superbug Outbreak Updates Sterilization Procedures

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The maker of medical scopes linked to a potentially deadly “superbug” outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has issued an “urgent safety notification” to health providers detailing new procedures on how to disinfect the equipment. 252 more words

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Mary Logan: We Need Science, not Scapegoats, in Sterility Assurance Debate

“How clean is clean enough?” has resurfaced as a pressing question in medical device reprocessing because of national media coverage of superbug outbreaks involving contaminated duodenoscopes. 1,010 more words

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SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of 'Superbug' Issues

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — A Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several “superbug” bacteria outbreaks at U.S. 277 more words

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Third Lawsuit Filed Against Endoscope Maker In UCLA Superbug Outbreak

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A third patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug that recently broke out at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, infecting at least seven patients and killing two. 279 more words

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Beware the Superbug: new risks associated with some endoscopy devices

If you’ve had an endoscopy performed with the Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope you may have been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant superbug, carbapenum-resistant enterobacteriaceae (or CRE).   If you believe you may have been exposed inquire today by contacting the personal injury experts of… 805 more words

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