Tag: superbug

Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

A jury in Washington state has ordered Olympus Corp. to pay $6.6 million to a hospital in Seattle after a patient died of a "superbug" infection that he got from a contaminated TJF-Q180V duodenoscope.

/ July 26, 2017

Could Tasmanian Devil’s Milk Cure Superbug Infections?

Get ready for the most random fact you’ll learn today: it turns out that milk from the Tasmanian devil, the same kind that tormented Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, could provide a useful weapon for treating antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

/ November 21, 2016

First Drug-Resistant “Superbug” Could Be End of Antibiotic Era

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed the first case of a "superbug" infection that resists antibiotics of last resort.

/ May 27, 2016