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Before mea culpa, Children’s was confident its air systems weren’t source of infection

Still photo from a video distributed by Seattle Children’s showing one of their operating rooms which are closed again.

Seattle Children's Hospital has struggled with infections from Aspergillus mold since the early 2000s, but did not link them to its air-handling systems during a previous investigation and lawsuit. Now, the esteemed hospital has reversed course and is installing high-efficiency air filters in all of its operating rooms.

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