Mark your calendar for MRSA Awareness Month

September 2010
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Sep2010, p4
The article reports that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Survivors Network is organizing World MRSA Day on October 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, and on October 2, 2010 in other U.S. cities. As stated, the day will highlight the dangers of MRSA bacterial infection, which kills more people in the U.S. every year than HIV/AIDS. It is also stated that a recent research has find a link among the prevalence of MRSA in hogs to bacteria carried by workers in hog-production facilities.


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