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US Senate Investigation Over Duodenoscope Risk Concludes

Wrapping up a U.S. Senate investigation, authorities have concluded that dozens of medical patients were, unfortunately, infected with potentially deadly bacteria from exposure to tainted to medical scopes. More important, outbreaks of this bacteria persisted because device manufacturers, hospitals, and state regulators failed to report related outbreaks. Through the investigation, authorities said they found at least 25 outbreaks associated with the medical device known as the duodenoscope. This is several incidences more than they expected to... 
 
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