No one knows how many patients are dying from superbug infections in California hospitals – LA Times

Many thousands of Californians are dying every year from infections they caught while in hospitals. But you’d never know that from their death certificates.Sharley McMullen of Manhattan Beach came down with a fever just hours after being wheeled out of a Torrance Memorial Medical Center operating room on May 4, 2014. A missionary’s daughter who worked as a secretary at Cape Canaveral, Fla., at the height of the space race, McMullen, 72, was there for treatment of a bleeding stomach ulcer. Soon, though, she was fighting for her life.

Source: No one knows how many patients are dying from superbug infections in California hospitals – LA Times

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