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Medicine: Superbugs #911430

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Assn. for Professional Infection Control statistics on a drug-resistant intestinal infection among hospital patients cited.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The spread of this superbug C. difficile†† bacteria featured; details given about aggressive measures being taken by hospitals and the precautions people in and visiting hospitals can take. [Daughter Kathy CARROLL-JOSENHANS†- talks about her father's infection.] [Study author William JARVIS†- says the data was surprising.] Beth Israel Medical Center infecting control Dr. Brian KOLL†- cites the decrease in infections.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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