Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Superbug to 'emerge in force' across Canada

From CTV News:
Doctors warn that a superbug causing infections in pro baseball and football players, as well as toddlers in day care centres in the U.S., is making inroads in Canada and is about to "emerge in force" across the country.

Clones of community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, are "spreading with alarming rapidity," according to infectious disease experts in a commentary published Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. ...more

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