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CDC warns open heart surgery patients could get deadly infection

By Keieigh Nealon, Buzz60 The CDC is warning people who've had heart surgery since 2012 that they could face a life-threatening bacterial infection. Specifically, those with valve implants or prosthetic product implants. It's called "NTM", Nontuberculous mycobacteria. Health officials say it is linked to medical devices used during surgery. About 600,000 people are at risk for infection, according to CNN.
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