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Group: Leave The Scrubs At The Hospital

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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.

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