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Researchers report high burden of infections acquired in hospitals in Europe

(PLOS) More than 2.5 million cases of healthcare-associated infections are estimated to occur in the European Union and European Economic Area each year, according to a study published by Alessandro Cassini, Diamantis Plachouras and colleagues from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, The Robert Koch Institute and the Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, in PLOS Medicine.
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