Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 30th, 1998
Health officials point to drug-resistant bacteria as the primary culprits.
Reporting at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, held March 8-12, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers said nosocomial infections are responsible for 90,000 deaths each year.
Mike Toner, a staff writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, wrote in the newspaper that Fred Tenover, CDC, told the conference that "70 percent of...
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