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Antibiotic-resistant superbug turns up in Bronx school, but officials don't notify parents

A flesh-eating bacteria made its way into a Bronx school, but education officials did not feel the need to let the public know.

An antibiotic-resistant strain of Staph turned up at the Lewis and Clark Special Education School on Tratman Ave. on Tuesday.

The bacterium, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus — or MRSA, can cause nasty boils — and some strains can lead to “flesh-eating” pneumonia and life-threatening blood infections.

Read more: This is a link to www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/superbug-turns-bronx-school-article-1.1516203#ixzz2kcPxudb8

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