These Devices Sickened Hundreds. The New Models Have Risks, Too.

March 24, 2023

(New York Times) – After medical instruments called duodenoscopes sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks a few years ago, the Food and Drug Administration urged health care facilities to switch to models with disposable components less likely to carry bacteria from one patient to another. Now the agency says there are problems with those instruments, too. (Read More)