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MRSA Staph Infections In Hospitals Down

A study published yesterday counts the number of health-care-associated MRSA infections down. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, finds a decline in the rate of infection (per 100,000 people) of about 31 percent. Nationwide in 2011, there were just over 80,000 cases of invasive MRSA, down from 2005 with just over 111,000 cases. MRSA-associated deaths are also …

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