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Superbug Claims Lives

A superbug has killed two University of California, Los Angeles students. Contaminated medical instruments also infected five people who survived at a local hospital. A total of 179 people have been exposed to carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE. The death rate of infected patients infected by CRE can reach 50%.


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