• Kyodo, Reuters

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Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter and a similar bacteria have been found in 15 patients, eight of whom have died, at a hospital in Kagoshima Prefecture since 2016, the hospital disclosed Friday.

Kagoshima University Hospital in the city of Kagoshima denied any link between the infections and four of the deaths, while admitting the infections could have affected the progression of illnesses in the other four.

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