You've probably heard about recent MRSA skin infections in schools. The good news is that serious MRSA infections are rare, and most infections can be treated easily. So what is MRSA and how can you protect yourself?
You've probably heard about infection with MRSA (or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
). These news-making bacteria have become a more common cause of infections over the past few years, especially in kids who've never been in the hospital. It requires different antibiotics to treat it, and doctors may have to use other approaches (like draining pus from skin abscesses caused by the bug) to cure an infection.
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