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Superbug outbreak extends to Cedars-Sinai hospital, linked to scope
Superbug outbreak extends to Cedars-Sinai hospital, linked to scope

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles said it has discovered that four patients were infected with a deadly superbug from a contaminated medical scope and 64 more people may have been exposed. ------------ FOR THE RECORD 1:44 p.m: An earlier version of this article said 68 people in addition to the four infected patients may have been exposed to the superbug. An additional 64 people may have been exposed. ------------ The hospital said Wednesday it began investigating the possibility of patient infections after a similar outbreak at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center. In that outbreak, five people became infected and two died after being treated with scopes carrying CRE...

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