VIDEO: 3 infants in same NICU die from bacteria

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BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 7, 2019 /

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Eight premature infants were infected with a waterborne bacteria while in a neonatal intensive care unit. Three of the infants have died.

The babies were in the NICU at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

The article goes on to state the following:

Out of “an abundance of caution,” the medical center will temporarily direct mothers who are delivering prematurely — before 32 weeks gestation — to other area facilities, the center reported.

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“It’s really too soon to say exactly where the organism is coming from,” Dr. Mark Shelley, director of infection prevention at Geisinger, said.

The facility is working with the state health department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent additional cases.

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