MRSA Outbreak Hits Cheerleader at New Mexico High School

One female cheerleader was sickened with the antibiotic-resistant infection MRSA and 12 others tested positive for staph and were treated with antibiotics at Belen High School in New Mexico. The sometimes lethal bacteria was probably spread on mats in the wrestling and weight room, which is also used for the cheerleaders. "All the kids will make a complete recovery," said the school's athletic coordinator Rodney Wright. He said the school had closed the rooms and disinfected the mats, light...Full Story
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