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Boston's Beth Israel faulted for staph outbreak in mothers, babies

Boston Globe, April 10, 2009

Over the past six months, 18 mothers and 19 newborns have become sick with a dangerous bacterial infection soon after being released from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, triggering a state investigation that uncovered serious problems with the hospital's infection control practices. Ten of the infected patients became so ill that they required hospitalization, and two of those had serious complications.