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Published April 29, 2013, 09:06 AM

Germ-zapping 'robots': Hospitals combat superbugs

NEW YORK (AP) — They sweep. They swab. They sterilize. And still the germs persist. In U.S. hospitals, an estimated 1 in 20 patients pick up infections they didn't have when they arrived, some caused by dangerous 'superbugs' that are hard to treat.

By: MIKE STOBBE,AP Medical Writer , Associated Press

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