Bessemer dialysis center shut down after 2 patients die

Bessemer dialysis center shut down after 2 patients die

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Source: MGN Online Source: MGN Online
BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) -

A Bessemer dialysis center has been shut down and is under investigation after two of its patients died.

A spokesperson for Fresenius Medical Care said last week several patients were hospitalized as a result of infections that were treated by antibiotics. Out of those that were ill, two of them died.

The state health department is investigating this matter and the CDC has also been consulted.

Right now, health officials say they don't know the cause of the infections. So far, they have not found a common thread between the patients.

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