Doctors: Pets can be source of staph superbug

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    Info for anyone that might have a recurring problem with this. Took my wife 3 months to get rid of it last year (no pet involved). It's no joke.
     
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    Barrier to superbugs in hospitals...

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    Last I heard, number one risk factor for staph is visiting a hospital, so consider the source. :)
     
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    Superbugs Threaten Global Physical & Financial Health...
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    20 Sept.`16 - The growing number of "superbug" infections could push 28 million people into extreme poverty, hurt the economy as badly at the 2008 financial crisis, make health care costs soar, damage livestock production and cost millions of human lives by 2050 unless there is prompt, effective and sustained action.
     

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