SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of ‘Superbug’ Issues « CBS Los Angeles

March 24, 2015 8:47 PM

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SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of ‘Superbug’ Issues « CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — A Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several “superbug” bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, asking when the company first learned of the problems.

U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., also wants information about Olympus Corp.’s plans to redesign and replace the specialized medical scopes, according a letter sent Monday.

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