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Launch of International MRSA Testing Week Awareness Campaign

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – MRSA Survivors Network, the prominent patient and consumer advocate organization are launching their new global awareness campaign – International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7 , an annual designated observance to raise awareness for active detection (screening) for MRSA … Continue reading

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World MRSA Awareness Month, October

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The ongoing MRSA epidemic continues to be a major global threat and MRSA emerged into the world over fifty years ago. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacterium spread and mutated for decades throughout Europe and … Continue reading

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World MRSA Day Event and Global MRSA Summit Live Broadcast October 1, 2011

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fifty years ago this October, MRSA emerged into the world and is now a major global epidemic and the most common cause of antimicrobial resistant pathogen healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in most U.S. healthcare facilities. … Continue reading

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World MRSA Day Event to Broadcast Live – October 1, 2011

Article originally published: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/world-mrsa-day-event-to-broadcast-live—october-1-2011-129366998.html CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The third annual World MRSA Day kickoff event and Global MRSA Summit at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois on October 1, 2011 will broadcast live via web stream starting at 10:30 a.m. central time and can be … Continue reading

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World MRSA Day to Fight for Global Action and Awareness

CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The 3rd Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff Event and Global MRSA Summit will be held October 1, 2011 at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. The 2011 Global theme is: ‘The … Continue reading

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Illinois is poised to reveal staph infections as killers

Published June 30, 2011 by Blythe Bernhard –St. Louis Dispatch, interview with Jeanine Thomas Death certificates in Illinois will soon reflect what patient safety advocates say has been a secret killer — staph infections that are resistant to antibiotics. Under the … Continue reading

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World MRSA Day to Fight Against Denial and Inaction

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The MRSA pandemic continues to be a major public health threat and crisis along with other antimicrobial-resistant pathogens and must become a top political priority worldwide. This year marks fifty years that MRSA emerged … Continue reading

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UHSM sings ‘MRSA’

Video: Forget YMCA – Wythenshawe Hospital gets the MRSA dance bug on YouTube Staff at a Manchester hospital have recreated the disco classic YMCA – in a bid to tackle superbug MRSA. Around 70 workers and patients teamed up to … Continue reading

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Declare MRSA an Ongoing Epidemic Now

MRSA – the public health disaster that kills more Americans every year than AIDS CHICAGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — MRSA Survivors Network urgently pleads with the Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America (SHEA) along with the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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