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# cpe - Friday 17 January, 2020

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year

Jan 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,196 Views 3 Comments

Over 660 new patients contracted the antibiotic-resistant bowel bug CPE from January to November – with 13 outbreaks currently across the country.

# cpe - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
# Superbug
# Superbug

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

Jul 11th 2019, 2:08 PM 22,715 Views 21 Comments

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

# cpe - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks
# Cpe
# Cpe

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks

Feb 26th 2019, 11:46 AM 19,603 Views 10 Comments

HIQA inspected the facility following the outbreaks in July and October last year.

# cpe - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals
# Cpe
# Cpe

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals

Oct 9th 2018, 6:16 PM 22,185 Views 9 Comments

Of all the superbugs, CPE is the most difficult to kill with antibiotics.

# cpe - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Hospitals are contacting thousands of patients to tell them they may have contracted a 'superbug'
# Superbug Scare
# Superbug Scare

Hospitals are contacting thousands of patients to tell them they may have contracted a 'superbug'

Aug 28th 2018, 2:14 PM 23,347 Views 18 Comments

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes CPE as “nightmare” bacteria.

# cpe - Thursday 12 April, 2018

26 people have been hit with a superbug in the last four weeks
# Cpe
# Cpe

26 people have been hit with a superbug in the last four weeks

Apr 12th 2018, 6:09 PM 28,278 Views 9 Comments

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae is the newest superbug that is difficult to kill with antibiotics.

# cpe - Friday 22 December, 2017

400 new cases found of Irish patients with superbug that is resistant to antibiotics
# Superbug
# Superbug

400 new cases found of Irish patients with superbug that is resistant to antibiotics

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:22 PM 13,885 Views 20 Comments

There has been 401 newly detected cases in 2017 compared to 282 in 2016.

# cpe - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug

Oct 25th 2017, 4:27 PM 41,576 Views 40 Comments

“We have seen a rapid and worrying increase,” said the Health Minister.