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Mitchell student infected with MRSA

November 16, 2007

Mitchell County -- Another South Georgia student is diagnosed with that antibiotic-resistant staph infection.

A student in Mitchell County has been diagnosed with the super bug.

The superintendent won't tell us which school the student attends. He said that the school was thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, though.

Concerned parents say communication is the key to keeping kids safe.

"As long as they take those procedures, I think we will be okay. But they do need to let, even if its in one school, they do need to let all the schools know. That way all the parents can be on the look out for it," said Cindy Brock.

Doctors say that the best way to keep your child from becoming infected with MRSA is through hand washing.

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