Not coming clean: The superbug CRE outbreak that led to the death of two patients at a Los Angeles hospital was caused by two medical scopes that still carried the bacteria even after they were disinfected. The superbug had become “embedded” in the scopes, UCLA Health officials say. The FDA has warned this could happen. Seven people are known to have been infected during special endoscopic procedures. Over 100 more may have been exposed to CRE.
VEGAS ROAD RAGE
My neighbor, my enemy: Just road rage? There may be more behind the killing of a woman in Las Vegas after a bout of road rage. She knew her alleged shooter; they lived in the same neighborhood. Tammy Meyers used to talk to Erich Nowsch at a park near their homes. She gave him money, fed him, tried to turn him around, said Meyer’s husband, Robert. “We knew how bad he was, but we didn’t know it was this bad.
GIULIANI SAID WHAT?
He don’t love you, like I love you: Before he threw his punch at President Obama, Rudy Giuliani wound up: “I know this is a horrible thing to say…He doesn’t love you.” Obama doesn’t love America, Politico reported Giuliani as saying. He wasn’t “brought up the way you were brought up.” The White House counterpunched with tweets under the hashtag #ObamaLovesAmerica. It became a social media vortex for the President’s supporters, detractors and court jesters.
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