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Oct 01, 2014, 08:31 ET

World MRSA Day - The MRSA Epidemic

 'The MRSA Epidemic – A Call to Action' is this year's global theme. United States government MRSA infection rates are vastly inaccurate...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:31 ET

World MRSA Day - MRSA Screening Saves Lives

 "MRSA is the number one pathogen that is killing patients in U.S. healthcare facilities and continues to spread in the community," states...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:31 ET

MRSA is a Major Global Health Threat

Antibiotic resistance continues at an alarming rate with the indiscriminate overuse of antibiotics given to humans and animals. The number one...

Apr 01, 2014, 08:31 ET

MRSA Screening Saves Lives - Int'l MRSA Testing Week April 1-7

"Get tested", says MRSA Survivors Network's founder and national spokesperson Jeanine Thomas. "It could save your life".  Healthcare-acquired...

Oct 02, 2013, 08:31 ET
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MRSA Survivors Rally for World MRSA Day

MRSA survivors along with physicians and lawmakers gathered for the Chicago-based nonprofit MRSA Survivors Network's  5th Annual World MRSA...

Sep 25, 2013, 08:31 ET
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MRSA Survivors Unite for World MRSA Day

MRSA Survivors unite on September 28, 2013 for the 5th Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff event and Global C. diff Summit. The event will educate the...

Aug 06, 2013, 08:31 ET
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World MRSA Day -- MRSA Screening Saves Lives

Join us in the fight against MRSA at the Fifth Anniversary World MRSA Day Kickoff event and Global C. diff Summit on September 28, 2013 in...

Jun 04, 2013, 08:31 ET
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MRSA Screening Saves Lives - MRSA Epidemic Spreading Globally

MRSA Survivors Network, the Chicago-based nonprofit continues to raise the alarm concerning the MRSA epidemic in the United States and worldwide....

Apr 02, 2013, 08:31 ET
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The MRSA Epidemic -- A Call To Action

MRSA Survivors Network and fellow advocates continue to raise the alarm concerning the ongoing MRSA epidemic and the real threat of antimicrobial...

Oct 09, 2012, 08:31 ET
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Stop MRSA - World MRSA Awareness Month, October

MRSA activists are demanding that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declare MRSA an ongoing epidemic in U.S. Healthcare...

Oct 02, 2012, 08:31 ET
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MRSA Survivors Rally for World MRSA Day

 MRSA survivors and their families along with healthcare personnel and lawmakers gathered for the MRSA Survivors Network's 4th Annual World...

Sep 12, 2012, 08:31 ET
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MRSA Activists Unite Globally For World MRSA Day

"More than 285 Americans die every single day from a health-associated infection (HAI) that is mostly preventable and MRSA infections are at the...

Aug 21, 2012, 08:31 ET
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The MRSA Epidemic, World MRSA Day -- Global MRSA Summit

Help us in the fight against MRSA. MRSA activists and survivors along with their families are uniting in the global fight against MRSA,...

Jul 24, 2012, 08:31 ET
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Fight MRSA -- the World MRSA Day Kickoff Event and Global MRSA Summit

Join us in the fight against MRSA at the Fourth Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff event and Global MRSA Summit on September 29, 2012 in Chicago. The...

Apr 02, 2012, 08:31 ET
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Fight MRSA - International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7th

MRSA, the antibiotic resistant staph bacteria that has been a secret and silent killer in healthcare facilities for decades is at epidemic levels...

Mar 06, 2012, 08:31 ET
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Stop MRSA - International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7

 MRSA Survivors Network, a global leader in raising awareness for the MRSA epidemic launches International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7th with...

Nov 29, 2011, 08:31 ET

Launch of International MRSA Testing Week Awareness Campaign

Stop MRSA with Active Detection – Prevention Saves Lives Campaign MRSA Survivors Network, the prominent patient and consumer...

Oct 04, 2011, 08:31 ET
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World MRSA Awareness Month, October

The ongoing MRSA epidemic continues to be a major global threat and MRSA emerged into the world over fifty years ago. Methicillin-resistant...

Sep 29, 2011, 08:31 ET
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World MRSA Day Event and Global MRSA Summit Live Broadcast October 1, 2011

Fifty years ago this October, MRSA emerged into the world and is now a major global epidemic and the most common cause of antimicrobial resistant...

Sep 07, 2011, 08:31 ET

World MRSA Day Event to Broadcast Live - October 1, 2011

The third annual World MRSA Day kickoff event and Global MRSA Summit at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois on...