Friday, July 27, 2007

More on bugs

My recent post on the importance of hand washing in hospitals was timely. See the story in today's New York Times: "Swabs in Hand, Hospital Cuts Deadly Infections." Two notable quotes from the story:
  • "...a relentless focus on hygiene...can reduce the number of dangerous infections."
  • "'That I lost my mother to someone not washing their hands or cleaning a hospital room properly is disgusting to me.'"
You can find the full report at:

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