Reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Former NY Times. Author of Our Daily Meds, a book about the drug industry. Contact: melody.petersen@latimes.com

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@MelodyPetersen — 987 followers, 330 tweets

May 16, 2017

UCI doctor promoted a plan to stop superbugs to hospitals across the country. At her own hospital it didn’t work  http://fw.to/AQSLtHW 

Apr 27, 2017

Lethal hospital infections often not listed on death certificates. California hospitals win at keeping it that way  http://fw.to/MyYL9NI 

Apr 19, 2017

Mother disputes UC Irvine hospital’s claim that parents were told of outbreak  http://fw.to/ICV34Rg  Ten infants infected by MRSA

Apr 13, 2017

Outbreak at UC Irvine Med Center strikes 10 infants in the ICU. Source still a mystery  http://fw.to/ooc9COF 

Apr 04, 2017

Alarmed by new superbug outbreak, U.S. senator seeks data on 'repaired' Olympus scope  http://fw.to/G3U1vik 

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