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Friday, May 23, 2008

infections acquired during treatment affect 1 in 10 patients nationally and kill about 90,000 people a year, costing the health care system $5 billion

Fascinating article from NY Times re: how many hospitals are just beginning to understand the important of hand hygiene within those facilities as a means to stem the spread of infectious germs and viruses.

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