Doctors blame IV infection for 13 newborn deaths in Turkey

AP/Chicago Tribune, September 23, 2008
An infection spread by IV treatment led to the deaths of 13 premature newborns at a hospital in western Turkey, according to a doctor investigating the incident. In a similar case in the capital, Ankara, in July that led to 27 newborn fatalities, government-appointed doctors investigating the deaths said a staff shortage had increased the risk of infection.

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