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A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

- 3432 days ago -
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
Drug-Resistant Staph: What You Need to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, staph infection, humans, illness, medicine, drugs, disease, research, study )

- 3891 days ago -
For years health authorities have warned of the growing threat posed by drug-resistant bacteria, but most of us have been half-listening. Not anymore. A virulent strain of bacteria that resists many antibiotics appears to be killing more people annually
Health Experts Try to Calm Staph Infection Fears
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, staph infection, illness, humans, bacteria, disease control preventon )

- 3892 days ago -
Health experts in Virginia said on Friday there is no new staph-related emergency, reported Reuters. The statement comes after parents inundated the health department will worried phone calls about the bacteria, which is resistant to some antibiotics but
Drug-Resistant Staph Killed More Americans Than AIDS in 2005
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, teens, high schools, illness, staph infection, death, schools closed, prevention, drug resistant )

- 3895 days ago -
Officials closed all 21 schools in Bedford County, Virginia for disinfection Wednesday after a high school student died of a staph infection. Ashton Bonds, 17, Staunton River High School senior, died Monday after being hospitalized for over a week.
Staph Fatalities May Exceed AIDS Deaths -- Student Dies From Staph Infection
Health & Wellness  (tags: staph infection, drug resistant, usa, risk, medicine, illness, research, protection, humans )

- 3898 days ago -
More than 90,000 Americans get potentially deadly infections each year from a drug-resistant staph "superbug," the government reported in its first overall estimate of invasive disease caused by the germ.

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