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#cpe

# cpe - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

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

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

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

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals

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'

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

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

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

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

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