2 Patients Die, 7 Infected After Being Exposed To Deadly Superbug Bacteria At UCLA Medical Center « CBS Los Angeles

February 19, 2015 12:51 AM

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2 Patients Die, 7 Infected After Being Exposed To Deadly Superbug Bacteria At UCLA Medical Center « CBS Los Angeles

BRENTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — At least two patients have died and seven more have been infected after being exposed to a drug-resistant superbug bacteria at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.

More than 100 other patients may have been exposed to the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, bacteria, according to a hospital statement. Officials say they’re currently trying to notify those people.

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