Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Does Germany Have Socialized Medicine?

Yeah, I thought it did. BBC News - Third baby dies at German hospital after infected drip Three dead, 4 in intensive care.
A third baby has died at a university hospital in Germany, after being fed by a drip infected with bacteria.
The deaths have triggered a debate over hygiene standards at German medical facilities.

According to some estimates, each year up to 40,000 patients die from infections contracted in hospitals.

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