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Contaminated hospital bed sheets could be the source of infections among patients, reveals shocking new study

Hospital beds and medical equipment are often teaming with infectious bacteria. Since the turn of the century, hospital infections have claimed the lives of over 1.4 million people. Additionally, bed sores have claimed over 2.1 million lives. Antibiotic-resistant super bugs, often contracted from hospital settings, are also deadly. Since January 1, 2000, Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) has claimed 11,385 lives; Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa has claimed 8,349, Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus, 24,669, and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), 214,149. The medical system is losing the fight against pathogens, and these numbers are just the beginning.  Read more...



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