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Los Angeles County Requires Hospitals to Report “Superbug”

October 7, 2016

October 7, 2016

Los Angeles County plans to require hospitals to begin reporting when patients are infected with a certain highly lethal superbug,...

Patient sues medical device maker, blames company for UCLA superbug

March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015

Another patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug that recently broke out at Ronald...

‘Superbug’ outbreak spreads to Cedars-Sinai, infects 4 patients

March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center were infected with a potentially deadly bacteria linked to a medical scope similar to...

Family of UCLA ‘Superbug’ victim sues medical scope manufacturer

February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

The family of a woman who died after undergoing multiple procedures at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with a medical...

Ted Lieu calls for congressional hearing about UCLA “superbug”

February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, called Monday for a congressional hearing on the potentially deadly “superbug” outbreaks that have been linked...

UCLA Medical Center officials to continue outreach to potential “superbug” patients

February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015

Officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will continue outreach efforts today to patients potentially affected by a”superbug” outbreak that...

‘Superbug’ infects patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA hospital, 2 dead

February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015

Officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center have begun notifying 179 patients that they may have been infected by an...