Third baby dies in Glasgow after contracting hospital infection

April 18, 2019

A third baby has died after contracting a rare blood infection at a at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, according to an article on the BBC website.

Two extremely premature babies have already died of the infection at the hospital.

A rare strain of Staphylococcus aureus was one of a number of factors in the deaths.

A spokesperson for the health board said a total of four babies at the hospital had contracted the infection, but one was successfully treated and was discharged from the hospital.

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