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Superbug infections low but increasing – ESR

John Kerr posted in on April 30th, 2013.

A new study of the ‘superbug’ known as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), shows infection rates in New Zealand are increasing both in hospitals and in the wider community. The research found that between 2005 and 2011 the rate of MRSA infections across the population more than doubled from 8.6 to 18 per 100,000 people. The […]

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