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FDA to speed up rules on cleaning endoscopes

Move follows criticism after superbug outbreak in California hospital
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 05:50
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Officials at a press conference at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles. The superbug outbreak may have exposed 179 patients to a potentially deadly, drug-resistant strain of bacteria.

Washington

THE US Food and Drug Administration is working to speed label changes for medical devices linked to a "superbug" outbreak in California, possibly to include new warnings and more stringent cleaning and disinfecting instructions, a senior official said.

Last week the FDA

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