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3 Commack High School Students Contract MRSA

The Suffolk County Health Department is providing guidance to the school and coaches have passed out printed information to student athletes on how to avoid infection.

10/15/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Health Experts Look To Technology To Ease Ebola Concerns

With concern over Ebola and Enterovirus-68 increasing, health experts are looking for ways to prevent the infection from spreading.

10/07/2014

Firefighters train at the FDNY training academy on May 9, 2014.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Fire Academy Takes Steps To Curb MRSA Outbreak

The FDNY is taking steps to prevent infection after more than a dozen probationary firefighters were diagnosed with the drug-resistant staph infection called MRSA.

08/29/2014

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Several NYC Probationary Firefighters Contract MRSA

A number of probationary New York City firefighters are on medical leave after contracting a drug-resistant staph infection commonly known as MRSA, officials said.

08/13/2014

Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flying The Filthy Skies: New Research Shows That Bacteria Thrives In Airplane Cabins

Researchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.

05/20/2014

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Parents At Bronx School Outraged Over Lack Of Communication About Suspected MRSA

Officials were concerned that the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA, turned up at the Lewis and Clark Special Education School on Tratman Avenue on Tuesday.

11/14/2013

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Officials: Another L.I. College Student Diagnosed With MRSA

A commuter student at Farmingdale State College contracted the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA, school officials said.

09/06/2013

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LIU Post Student Athlete Treated For MRSA

A college student on Long Island has been treated for the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA.

09/05/2013

Steinart High School (credit: CBS 2)

Students At NJ High School Learning More About MRSA Than They Ever Imagined

Steinert High School in Hamilton Township, near Trenton, is where students, teachers and staff are all getting a crash course in hardcore hygiene.

10/25/2012

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Babylon High School Student Diagnosed With MRSA

A student athlete at Babylon High School is being treated at home with antibiotics after being diagnosed with MRSA.

09/26/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Bay Ridge Toyota presented a handicapped-accessible vehicle to the family of a wheelchair bound Brooklyn boy. (credit: CBS 2)

Bay Ridge Toyota Donates Specially Equipped Van To Family With Double Amputee Son

Chanukkah came a bit early this year for one Brooklyn family.

12/12/2011

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Another Case Of MRSA Confirmed At Hauppauge High School

A health alert has been issued to parents and students at Hauppauge High School after health officials confirmed another case of MRSA. It has left parents saying not again.

10/05/2011

Scientists Discover Bedbugs Carrying MRSA Germ In Study

Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs from three hospital patients from a downtrodden Vancouver neighborhood.

05/11/2011

Dr. Gomez fighting off MRSA (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: MRSA

CBS 2HD’s Dr. Max reports on what to watch out for, what the infections look like, and what can happen if they’re not treated. He recently had a first-hand experience with MRSA on his elbow.

10/26/2010