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Curious About Germs On Hospital Scrubs

Since hospital employees come into direct contact with patients, some people are concerned that the scrubs can be contaminated with bacteria and germs.

08/02/2011

CDC officals say Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff) is killing more people each year.

CDC: Deadly Superbug “C-Diff” Spreading

Three months after having knee replacement surgery, Kathleen Powers’ slow recovery has nothing to do with her knee, but with C-Diff.

02/08/2011

Boston convention examines Superbug

The convention of the American Society of Microbiology in Boston is taking a look at a new “superbug” that’s raising concern.  Hear WBZ’s Lana Jones interview with Dr. Robert Bonomo of Case Western Reserve University.

09/13/2010

New drug-resistant superbugs found in MA, 2 other states

An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people in three states and are popping up all over the world, health […]

09/13/2010