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Australia Warned Against Epidemic Of Drug-Resistant MRSA Strain

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Medical experts say Australia faces an epidemic of an often-fatal drug-resistant version of MRSA, known as the superbug. The scientists warn a more toxic version of MRSA, which usually occurs in hospital patients, is able to spread through community settings. A conference has been called in Cairn to discuss the potential problem one scientists says could be "a major epidemic." The drug-resistant version carries much more toxic genes than the hospital version. (Click here for more



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