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MRSA on the Rise: Infections Have Doubled in 5 Years

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) has rapidly become the bacteria of the decade. MRSA infections now respond only to very advanced antibiotics that were never meant to be a first-line defense. Usually, the drugs have to be delivered … See all stories on this topic » The Atlantic Continue reading

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Declining Rate Of Community-Onset MRSA Infections

In analysis that included more than 9 million Department of Defense nonactive and active duty personnel, the rates of both community-onset and hospital-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) bacteremia decreased from 2005 to 2010, … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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