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Fighting hospital-acquired infections with public scrutiny
The Press-Enterprise

Carole Moss speaks about her son and the infection he caught After Carole Moss’s 15-year-old son died from an infection in 2006 in an Orange County hospital, she launched a one-woman crusade to force hospitals throughout California to reveal how many of their patients contract serious infections.

“People are dying, and we’re being kept in the dark,” became her mantra as she marched the hallways of Sacramento to push a 2008 public disclosure law called “Nile’s Law,” after her dead son.

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