Maryn McKenna on MRSA, a very troublesome bug

Neither plane crashes nor anti-aircraft fire could kill my namesake uncle, but MRSA did, and it wasn’t pretty. Accordingly I take a particular in this nasty bacteria, and am looking forward to reading Maryn McKenna’s new book, Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA, which I just ordered from Amazon, and which comes out next week.

While you’re waiting to order yours, you can see hear from McKenna about MRSA, and the new strain’s emergence in the daughter of a Dutch pig farmer, in this short video clip:

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