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UCI doctor promoted a plan to stop superbugs to hospitals across the country. At her own hospital it didn’t work 
Lethal hospital infections often not listed on death certificates. California hospitals win at keeping it that way 
Mother disputes UC Irvine hospital’s claim that parents were told of outbreak  Ten infants infected by MRSA
Outbreak at UC Irvine Med Center strikes 10 infants in the ICU. Source still a mystery 
Alarmed by new superbug outbreak, U.S. senator seeks data on 'repaired' Olympus scope 
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