Resistant Staph Moves From Hospitals to Communities
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a drug-resistant bacterial infection commonly found in hospitals, has become increasingly prevalent in non-health care settings. Chip Chambers of San Francisco General Hospital said community-acquired MRSA has risen at alarming rates since the mid-1990s, with 10% to 20% fatality rates. ABC's "Nightline."
- "MRSA 'Superbug' Becoming More Resistant" ("Nightline," ABC, 4/5).