"Alberta health authorities have closed a Vegreville hospital to new admissions and must do blood tests on four years' worth of patients there due to twin revelations of a staph-infection superbug and a history of not properly cleaning hospital equipment. The poorly cleaned devices mean a "very low risk" of hepatitis B and C, as well as HIV in unknown dozens of east-central Alberta patients served at St. Joseph's General Hospital."You can read the full story here.
and here's another revelation from a Quebec hospital,
"Cutting four cleaning jobs had a huge impact on the hospital, with patients' rooms not disinfected on weekends and holidays and emergency room toilets cleaned only once a day, said Lise Lanno."Read the full story here.