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Copper elements save patient lives

Study finds copper reduces hospital-aquired infections by 58 percent by Harold T. Michels, PhD In the United States, one out of every 20 hospital patients develops a healthcare acquired infection (HAIs), resulting in an estimated100,000 deaths per year. Although numerous tactics have been put in place to help decrease the number of these infections, using antimicrobial copper metal surfaces is a strategy that works