Federal lawmakers demand answers from FDA on superbug response

March 5, 2015 4:59 PM

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As more infections come to light from tainted scopes, several members of Congress are demanding answers from the Food and Drug Administration about what it knew about the risk beforehand and for how long.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center became the latest in a string of U.S. hospitals to report that patients had become infected with a CRE superbug after being treated with a gastrointestinal scope.

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