Eyedrops Recalled Due To Bacteria

March 24, 2023- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is currently in collaboration with the Food And Drug Administration (FDA) and state and local health departments to investigate a outbreak of bacteria found to be drug resistant. Currently 16 different states have been affected by this outbreak, Texas included.

EzriCare Artificial Tears and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Tears are the currently recalled eye drops, people have been warned to avoid using these eye drops due to the possibility of infection. So far there have been sixty-eight recorded infections due to these eye drops, three have passed away, eight have reported loss of vision, and 4 reports of enucleation (surgical removal of eyeball).

India-based Global Pharma Healthcare LLC manufactured both of these products.

For more information visit; CDC Eyedrop Outbreak

Author: Ethan Klein

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