A super bug most often found in hospitals and most likely to occur in elderly or people with weakened immune systems is showing up in less likely places recently. MRSA – Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Schools Try to Allay Fears About Staph
Staph infections reach county

Drug-Resistant Staph Infections Reaching Epidemic Levels in Some Parts of U.S.

A bunch of these antibiotic resistant infections showing up  in students, specifically student atleletes, but sometimes in others like with Citicorp Mortgage in Frederick County or a firefighter in DC .

MRSA is spread by skin-to-skin contact, contact with drainage from the nose of an infected person, or contact with contaminated objects such as razors, soap, clothing or towels.

Make sure your fitness faciltiy is clean, and it looks like businesses should do check their bathroom facilities and any kitchen facitlities they have. Do not share equipment.

Please wash your hands.

CDC – MRSA- overview of healthcare

The low down on MRSA – Dr Gupta


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