UK: New mothers who died of herpes could have been infected by one surgeon

Source: BBC News [UK state media]

“Two mothers who died of herpes after giving birth could have been infected by a single surgeon, the BBC has found. The doctor performed Caesareans on both the women in 2018. The families, who were told there were no connections between the deaths, are calling for inquests to be opened. The East Kent Hospitals Trust says it could not identify the source of the infection, and the surgeon had no history of the virus. … It is a common infection that can cause sores around the mouth or genitals. Yet, in May and July 2018, two young mothers died from an infection caused by the virus.” (11/22/21)

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-59338721