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WHO: Preventing Infections During Surgery Can Save Millions of Lives

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns millions of people die every year from preventable surgical infections.  A WHO report says new global guidelines it is issuing for the prevention of surgical site infections will save many lives. The WHO reports more than 240 million surgical procedures are performed globally every year for a wide range of conditions, including cancer, heart disease, cataracts and traffic crash injuries. Surgical site infections occur when bacteria enter a...

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