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U.S. FDA knew devices spread fatal 'superbug' but does not order fix U.S. FDA knew devices spread fatal ‘superbug’ but does not order fix

February 21, 2015

U.S. health regulators have known since at least 2009 that the medical devices at the center of the ‘superbug’ outbreak at UCLA can transmit lethal infections but have not recommended any new safety requirements, a lapse that threatens patient safety, experts in hospital-acquired infections said.

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Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow 'superbug' scare Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow ‘superbug’ scare

February 21, 2015

Superbug Lawsuits are expected to follow the outbreak tied to two deaths and several infections, with the hospital and manufacturer pointing fingers at each other.

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2 deaths possibly linked to 'superbug' at UCLA hospital after 7 infected, 179 exposed 2 deaths possibly linked to ‘superbug’ at UCLA hospital after 7 infected, 179 exposed

February 21, 2015

UCLA reported Wednesday that nearly 180 patients were exposed to a potentially deadly ‘superbug’ on contaminated medical instruments that infected seven patients and may have contributed to two deaths.  

Superbug Lawyers are talking to people exposed to the contaminated endocope.

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