Missouri Department of Health
BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–On a breezy, cool, overcast day — workers continued the delicate task of digging up parts of a landfill where an underground fire has been burning since 2010. It’s Day Three of the dig […]
Retired brewery worker Jim Klotz says he lost a lot when the infection he believes came from a hospital IV ravaged his body, leaving him dependent on others.
Since January, KMOX has been requesting the 2012 hospital infection data from the Missouri Department of Health.
“The infection developed immediately after the surgery at the site of the surgery,” Attorney Ray Wagner said.
Mary Coffey argues that such infections would be more preventable if hospitals were forced to publish transparent, timely data on their infection rates.
The barricades are still up, with signs that say “sidewalk closed for health and safety reasons.”