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    Dangerous Bacteria Also Spreads Outside Hospitals

    Dangerous Bacteria Also Spreads Outside Hospitals

    The harmful bacteria Clostridium difficile spreads not only in hospitals but also in other health-care-settings, causing infection and death rates to hit “historic highs,” U.S. health officials reported Tuesday.“ C. difficile is a deadly diarrheal infection that represents a significant danger to U.S. health care patients,” Ileana Arias, principal deputy director at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a morning information convention. “C. difficile is inflicting many Americans to endure and die.” The germ is linked to about 14,000 deaths in the United States ever year. People most at danger from C. difficile are those who take antibiotics and also get care in any medical facility. “This failure is more hard to accept because these are…

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