The CDC is investigating recalled eyedrops after infections cause death and blindness


Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria as seen under a microscope. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 68 people have become infected with a drug-resistant strain of the bacteria, with many infections linked to the use of contaminated eye drops.

Infections from drug-resistant bacteria have caused death and illness in 68 patients across the U.S., the CDC says. The strain has been linked to recalled eyedrops like EzriCare Artificial Tears.

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