PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Multiple organizations are hoping to stop the spread of disease that can be spread by medical scrubs worn by doctors and nurses. Officials say nurses’ uniforms can contain Clostridium difficile, a common bacteria that can cause violent diarrhea. Rose and Paul talked with Dr. Betsy McCaughey from the Committee to Reduce Infectious Deaths on the KDKA Afternoon News about their efforts.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: A nurse uses a wireless electronic tablet to order medicines from the pharmacy at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital on March 16, 2010 in Birmingham, England. As the UK gears up for one of the most hotly contested general elections in recent history it is expected that that the economy, immigration, industry, the NHS and education are likely to form the basis of many of the debates. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)