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Skin scourge

MRSA, a treatment-resistant form of bacteria that spreads through direct contact, is called a greater threat to public health than SARS or bird flu.

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / August 21, 2006

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The rapid spread of bacteria that causes skin infections in healthy people and can kill the seriously ill is spurring a search-and-destroy effort at hospitals across the nation. (Full article: 1205 words)

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