Utah Dies, Seven Patients Sickened After Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana

July 23, 2019

(Fox) – A Utah resident died after undergoing a surgical procedure in Tijuana, and health officials said seven other patients recovered after being sickened by the same bacteria. The Utah County Health Department issued a press release Monday stating that all eight patients had traveled to Tijuana, Mexico to undergo weight loss surgery and tested positive for an antibiotic-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.