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Clark County Closes 2 Pools

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials are investigating after elevated levels of bacteria closed down two indoor pools.

The Desert Breeze Aquatic facility and the West Flamingo adult facility in Las Vegas closed after two separate strains of staph bacteria were found in the water. 92 more words


Missouri officials investigate bacteria as cause of deaths

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The Missouri health department is investigating whether the staph bacteria caused the deaths of two St. Charles County residents.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports… 94 more words


MRSA: Clever AND Dangerous

In 2007, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported 17,000 deaths from HIV/AIDS. In that same year, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA killed 18,600 people. 394 more words