California congressman wants hearing on superbug outbreak

February 23, 2015 10:43 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 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.

U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu sent a letter Monday asking the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to hold a hearing. The committee oversees the FDA.

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