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Drug-Resistant Staph Infections Decline In Hospitals

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There's good news for a change about a bad bug called MRSA.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus isn't fazed by many common antibiotics. Each year infections with the germ sicken more than 90,000 Americans and kill 19,000.

But the rates of MRSA infections in hospitals have come down by a whopping 28 percent in 9 U.S. cities over four years, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds. The results were just published online by JAMA.

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