40% infected with superbugs in ICUs die in 14 days: Study

  12 September 2022

Mumbai: Results of the first year-long surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in 120 ICUs across the country reveal a grim picture of superbugs scoring over medicines.

Superbugs, or drug-resistant micro-organisms, were found in 3,080 blood samples and another 792 urine samples, according to the newly formed Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance-India.

Further reading: The Times of India
Author(s): Malathy Iyer
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