Friday, July 27, 2007

99,000 Dead.

Nope not terrorism.

One of every 22 patients will get an infection while hospitalized — 1.7 million cases a year — and 99,000 will die, often from what began as a routine procedure. Every year.

Story in New York Times.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If they are that immunocompromised it's bound to happen anyway.