Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
What the 4377 is that? You may be asking. Well you should be. It has been all over the news lately and it is very serious.
I think our officials in Howard County, starting with Ken Ulman, should take the lead in bringing awareness of this issue to the public. Most of all he should not put any, especially some of our most vulnerable, citizen in a situation where they may be exposed to MRSA.
MRSA is a sta
ffph infection that is highly resistant to antibiotic medications and there has been a rise in the occurance of this strain of staff infection.
The Centers for Disease Control says that MRSA infections are more prevalent and invasive than previously thought. Additionally, the CDC says the overall incidence rate is an “astounding” 32 invasive infections per 100,000 people. Finally, older adults and people who are ill or have weakened immune systems, ordinary staph infections can cause serious illness called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusor MRSA.
Older adults…. Lets get back to that.
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