The Truth About StaphLink here and sidebar here.
by Jilly Jackson* as told to Maryn McKenna
One woman’s harrowing tale of dealing with a dangerous infection called MRSA. How she got it and how it spread.
When I heard that high schools were closing and teenagers were dying because of the MRSA superbug, I felt lucky. Since the middle of 2006, I’ve had methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus six times and somehow managed to avoid the worst: I’ve never been hospitalized and don’t fear for my life.
Also, a CNN.com version — which has generated some great new leads for me! — here.