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MRS Superbug

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posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 05:43 PM
I was once in a restraunt and couldnt help at over hear a table of doctors/nurses behind me on a works meal id geuss and they was on the subject of the MRS Superbug they was saying this is not cause by dirty hospitals like dust being on the floor but from a nurse/doctor touching one patient then another. But how could this simple thing cause such bad affects? Can someone please help me out here i really struggle figuring this out

posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 05:49 PM
this is true. There was a letter in the Independant this week by someone saying that, although cleanlines is an issue, patients with MRSA should be on isolation wards for a start.
As far as your question goes quit simply Doctor touches patient A, who has superbug, forgets to wash his hands (or use alcohol gel) goes to patient B, who does not have superbug and touches him. Result : Patient B gets the infection. OK?

posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 05:52 PM
MRSA refers to a particular strain of staph that has become resistant to some or most antibiotics. From the CDC's website:

Staphylococcus aureus, often referred to simply as "staph," are bacteria commonly carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people. Occasionally, staph can cause an infection; staph bacteria are one of the most common causes of skin infections in the United States. Most of these infections are minor (such as pimples and boils) and most can be treated without antibiotics (also known as antimicrobials or antibacterials). However, staph bacteria can also cause serious infections (such as surgical wound infections and pneumonia). In the past, most serious staph bacteria infections were treated with a certain type of antibiotic related to penicillin. Over the past 50 years, treatment of these infections has become more difficult because staph bacteria have become resistant to various antibiotics, including the commonly used penicillin-related antibiotics (1). These resistant bacteria are called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

Full article can be found at CDC: MRSA fact sheet

Nasty stuff and getting a little worse each year. Happy reading.


posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 05:54 PM
So people already have the MRSA bug, But what if they come in contact with someone outside and make a handshake will that pass it on?


posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 06:19 PM
This is a whole sham
MRSA has developed through the over-use of antibiotics
Antibiotics should never be used unless the condition is life- or disabilty-
What we have is people coming into hospital, debilitated by bad drug-cartel-controlled medicine, their immune system shot away by repeated doses of antibiotics, steroids, vaccines and a #load of other toxins
Hey! - and the most powerful of the antibiotics - methicillin - dont work
What a surprise!
The drug-cartel controlled medical profession continues to create monsters and then blames the problem on their minions - doctors, nurses and cleaners not scrubbing up properly. What a get out
And so we proceed to the next level - even heavier antibiotic suppressant vancomycin not working - hence VRSA
Get control of your own health people - it's the only answer

posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 06:36 PM
Yes id go along with that pretty much 100%. Although it is the doctors who prescribe the antibiotics so they are not blame free.
It really annoyes me how hap hazard a lot of doctors are. For instance you can go to see your GP with some symptoms, he'll look at you, ask a few questions, poke you around a bit and then prescribe you something (proibably toxic) on the ballance of probabillities. Then he'll say 'see if that sorts it out and if it dosnt come back'. oh cheers.


posted on Dec, 16 2004 @ 06:58 PM
Yes, toneloke, so you never visit the sick little controlled weirdo again but start investigating ways of controlling your own health and welfare for the most part Barring broken bones and such stuff

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