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ATLANTA - A worrisome superbug seen in prisoners and athletes is also showing up in people who get illegal tattoos, federal health officials said Thursday.
Forty-four tattoo customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Vermont developed skin infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Originally posted by xander68
I think it can also be fatal in some cases. You also see this spreading in hospitals tho, so its not just those with tatoos you gotta worry about.
I wonder if it moves person to person easily? Im sure you have to touch the wounds or sores....