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Combatting Supergerms on CNN Health

Posted By Susan Doherty, Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013
CNN Health looks at the latest in supergerm threats including MRSA.

"More worrisome, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) — bacteria that are resistant to methicillin, a common antibiotic — now kills more people in U.S. hospitals than HIV, AIDS, and tuberculosis combined. And, scarier still, the bug is becoming increasingly common outside of hospitals, affecting everyone from infants with ear infections to young, healthy athletes."

The article also includes strategies to stay safe. 

Tags:  health  MRSA  news  stopMRSA 

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