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BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 06 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5671

Dutch regulators investigate resistant Klebsiella: The Dutch Healthcare Inspectorate is investigating an outbreak of the multiple antibiotic resistant bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae Oxa-48. Ninety eight patients at Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, were infected, and 28 died, although causes of death are still being investigated. Around 3000 patients are being screened, dating back to October 2010.

Two thirds of English health professionals have not been vaccinated against flu: New figures from England’s seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2010-11 show that only 38% of GPs, 37% of …

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