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Super bug showing up in the community
Porterville Recorder

It has long be a concern that a person can contract a staph infection in the hospital, but not so common is the knowledge that staph is prevalent in the community and a person can contract it anywhere.

“A lot of people already have it. It’s colonized but has not surfaced. They can still transfer it and it can still surface,” said Donna Davis, director of the emergency room at Sierra View District Hospital.