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Fourth patient linked to mold outbreak at Pittsburgh hospital dies

UPMC on Sunday confirmed the death of Che DuVall, 70, and extended its sympathies to his family. DuVall, who had a lung transplant, is the fourth transplant patient at the hospital system who contracted infection and died. “We again want to reassure our patients that we have taken every possible precaution to make our hospitals as safe as is humanly possible and have followed all recommendations made by federal and state regulators,” UPMC said in a statement.

J&J profit beats forecasts, helped by lower taxes, cost cuts

Shares of the diversified healthcare company rose almost 5 percent to $101.18 as investors shrugged off fourth-quarter sales and a 2016 revenue outlook that were both below analysts' estimates. Edward Jones analyst Ashtyn Evans said investors were cheered by J&J's vow to make more of its medical devices market leaders and to launch 30 new devices this year, including a new insulin pump. Device sales fell 3.3 percent to $6.43 billion in the fourth quarter.