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    Source: http://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=73...018/january/13


    Klebsiella outbreak in PMH neonatal ward
    Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) has experienced an outbreak of a bacterium disease known as Klebsiella.
    By
    Nnasaretha Kgamanyane
    Sat 13 Jan 2018, 07:00 am (GMT +2)

    According to PMH chief communications and public relations officer Donnell Kutlapye, the outbreak occurred at a neonatal unit (premature unit) where they recorded their first five cases at the end of December last year.

    So far, the hospital has recorded 10 cases, with seven babies stable and isolated while three were in neonatal ICU but stable. He said from the seven babies that were isolated, two had been cleared of the disease...
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