Seattle Children’s Hospital has closed ten of its operating rooms to install new air filtration systems after linking six patient deaths with mold infections.

“We have been working to make our operating rooms safe to prevent aspergillus infections,” Seattle Children’s CEO Jeff Sperring said during a news conference Monday. “To date, we have not been successful.”


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