Deadly bacteria and an everyday brand blamed: What we know about US eye drop recall

Four people have died and others have gone blind and even had their eyes surgically removed after being exposed to a drug-resistant bacteria found in a now-recalled type of eyedrops.

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention released an update on Friday (19 May), alerting the public to a rise in deaths and injuries caused by the bacteria.

Here’s everything we know about the recalled eyedrops and the deadly bacteria.

Contaminated eyedrops

More than 10 brands of…

Read more on independent

Inside Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford’s bitter feud with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby

XPeng rolls first G6 SUV off assembly line ahead of deliveries