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FDA approves Olympus’ redesign of device once linked to infections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Olympus Corporation of the Americas to sell a revised version of a medical device used to examine a patient’s internal organs. Olympus revised the device, called a duodenoscope, after it was linked to outbreaks of a potentially deadly bacteria.

Dawn Ouellette Nixon
Dawn Ouellette Nixon is a career journalist who believes that good journalism can change the world. As the health care reporter, she covers everything from small town medicine to big pharma. You can also find her chasing a good business story in Berks County. She can be reached at [email protected]. or 610-807-9619, extension 4118.

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