Minnesota boy dies from drug-resistant superbug at Maryland hospital

A boy from Minnesota is the seventh victim of a deadly superbug outbreak that began at a Maryland hospital. The Washington Post reports the seriously ill boy suffered arrived at the hospital after complications arrose from a bone marrow transplant last year. The antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae arrived at the hospital last fall, but the boy's infection was the first that has shown up since January.
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A boy from Minnesota is the seventh victim of a deadly superbug outbreak that began at a Maryland hospital. The Washington Post reports the seriously ill boy suffered arrived at the hospital after complications arrose from a bone marrow transplant last year. The antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae arrived at the hospital last fall, but the boy's infection was the first that has shown up since January.

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