Suits filed against scope maker in superbug infection

February 26, 2015 6:42 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two lawsuits target the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

The first was filed Monday on behalf of 18-year-old Aaron Young, who remains hospitalized after becoming infected. The Los Angeles Times reports ( that suit claims negligence and fraud by Olympus Corp. of the Americas.

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