Superbug

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found At LA-Area HospitalA Los Angeles-area hospital said that some of its patients contracted an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" that has been linked to a type of medical scope and infected dozens of people around the country.
Report: Pasadena Hospital Tied To Another Outbreak From Tainted ScopesOfficials at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena may be dealing with a superbug outbreak found on the same type of medical scopes that have caused these infections across the country, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Medical Scope Maker Blamed For Superbug Outbreak Updates Sterilization ProceduresThe maker of medical scopes linked to a potentially deadly “superbug” outbreak at two Los Angeles hospitals has issued an “urgent safety notification” to health providers detailing new procedures on how to disinfect the equipment.
SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of 'Superbug' IssuesA Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals
Third Lawsuit Filed Against Endoscope Maker In UCLA Superbug OutbreakA 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.
FDA Wants More Information On Scopes Linked To 'Superbug' OutbreaksFederal health officials are stepping up their oversight of medical scopes linked to potentially fatal "superbug" outbreaks.
Tainted Medical Devices At Cedars-Sinai Linked To 2nd Superbug OutbreakOfficials with Cedars-Sinai are reaching out to more than 70 patients who underwent endoscopic procedures between August and February.
Reports: No FDA Approval For Device At Center Of UCLA Superbug OutbreakA piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called "superbug" outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.
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Torrance Lawmaker Wants Answers From FDA In Wake Of Superbug OutbreakA California congressman wants answers from the Food and Drug Administration in the wake of superbug infections at a local hospital now linked to contaminated medical scopes.
18-Year-Old Patient Sues Medical Device Maker Over Superbug OutbreakAn 18-year-old patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug which broke out recently at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, which infected at least seven patients and killed two.
Rep. Ted Lieu Wants Hearing On Superbug OutbreakA California congressman wants an investigation into what the Food and Drug Administration is doing to prevent additional superbug infections after a deadly outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital linked to contaminated medical scopes.

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