Hospital Patients Infect Themselves

Infections that develop at the site of surgery, often around the incision, and afflict more than 300,000 patients a year in the United States… “About one-third of people at any one time carry this bacterium in their nose or on their skin… It does not give them any problem, but if they go to a hospital and the skin is somehow breached, they are really prone to invasion or infection by their own bacteria.”

Full report on infections from hospital surgeries.

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  1. Ken says:


  2. Bruce says:

    Fascinating and also hard to believe.