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South Coast Hospital Using Robots To Try To Sanitize Rooms, And Prevent Dangers Hospital Acquired Infections

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:49am

Xenex Germ Zapping Robot Bathes Room At Cottage Hospital With UV Rays To Kill Bacteria, Other Harmful Pathogens

Hospitals are supposed to be the ultimate backstop for us to receive health care if we are seriously ill, or injured.

But, despite the best efforts to keep harmful bacteria and other pathogens at bay, the Centers for Disease Control reports as many as 75,000 people a year die in the U.S. from hospital acquired infections.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports one South Coast hospital is enlisting the latest in technology to try to combat the dangerous problem.

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