Facts about staph infection:
- In the US, there are more deaths caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) each year, than deaths caused by AIDS.
- More than 90,000 people are infected with MRSA each year in the US. Most infections occur in those who are hospitalized.
- About 14% of MRSA infections occur in healthy individuals who are not hospitalized.
- About 1 out of 1300 people suffer MRSA infections each year in the US.
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