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The United States authorities have issued a warning about the use of eye drops called EzriCare Artificial Tears, from the company Global Pharma Healthcare, which It has already caused the death of one person and caused the loss of the vision of eight more.
Likewise, it has also caused four more people to have their eyes surgically removed, according to information from UNILAD.
The droplets have been found to be contaminated with a rare bacterium called Pseudomonas aeroginosa and is resistant to antibiotics.
The CDC advised against using the product EzriCare Artificial Tears after they tested vials used by affected patients and found they contained the harmful bacteria.
Last week, A Florida woman filed a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company because she suffered an infection caused by the product that caused her eye to be removed.
The CDC said that people who have used the drops and are now experiencing side effects should see a doctor immediately.
Some of the symptoms that can be felt are yellow, green or clear discharge from the eyes, as well as discomfort, pain, redness, blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light, as reported on the BBC.
About 117 million people in the United States use eye drops. or products for cleaning them.
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