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FRONTLINE: Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria

Dear Mr. Hoffman: Very poorly done. You never questioned how or why infections spread. Why did NIH fail to contain the spread of the infection or more broadly why is it infection rates in US hospitals are much higher than in several other countries?! To allow NIH staff to say "no matter what we did" without asking what did they do exactly and to allow the Clinical Center Chief to say the problem will be with us "until the cows come home" is, in a word, pathetic. The all important question you never bothered to ask is why do US hospitals continue fail to adopt universal precautions, for example, why did/does NIH not, routinely, test all patients?
DMI

November 5, 2013 at 5:38 a.m. ( | suggest removal )