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May 20, 2020

Mold found again at Seattle Children's

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Children's hospital is again coping with a mold in its operating rooms that has persisted at the hospital for nearly 20 years and has been linked to seven deaths.

There are no known new illnesses connected to the latest discovery of Aspergillus, The Seattle Times reported. The hospital reported the detection of “low-levels” of Aspergillus to the state Department of Health earlier this month, attributing it to an issue with its ventilation system, said spokeswoman Jessica Baggett.

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