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Experts Tout Hygiene to Battle Staph in Schools

Across the U.S. recently, reports of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections have blanketed newspaper, TV and radio. Some schools that have had MRSA cases are responding with deep-cleanings to kill germs.

But to prevent MRSA infections, health experts say, schools should focus on changing student hygiene.

Anna Sale reports from West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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