03 October 2008

More teen MRSA deaths

I just want to note that there is a sad uptick in news of MRSA illnesses and deaths among teens:
  • 18-year-old Alonzo Smith of Kissimmee, Fla. died this past Monday, Sept. 29.
  • 17-year-old Saalen Jones of Philadelphia died on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
In addition, just in the past two weeks there have been school outbreaks in:

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