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On NPR’s “Fresh Air” today (3/23/10): MRSA: The Drug-Resistant 'Superbug' That Won't Die.
Interview by “Fresh Air” host Terry Gross with science journalist Maryn McKenna about
MRSA, a type of staph infection that can't be treated with first-line antibiotics. The interview touches on the contribution of factory farming of animals to the problem of the drug-resistant bacteria.