Hospitals Fight To Stop Superbugs' Spread

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Maryn McKenna, author, Superbug: The Fatal Menace Of MRSA
Dr. Eli Perencevich, professor, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Dr. Deverick Anderson, co-director, Duke Infection Control Outreach Network

The so-called "NIH superbug", a Klebsiella pneumoniae that resists most antibiotics, recently killed a seventh patient at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland. Similar outbreaks of heath care-associated infections spread in hospitals across the country every day.

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