Eyedrop Recalls Linked to Deadly Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Los Angeles, California – An outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria linked to several eye drop brands has led to four deaths and multiple cases of blindness, according to recent announcements by the Food and Drug Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 14 people have lost their vision, with four individuals needing their eyeballs removed. Across 18 states, 81 patients have been infected with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa as of May 15. Many …

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