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Drug-resistant strains of staph infections now kill more people annually than AIDS.

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The CDC says that methicillin–resistant staph aureus (MRSA) caused 94,000 life–threatening infections and almost 19,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2005.The media is hailing it as a superbug, but it sounds more like a Lex Luthor kind of bug to us.

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