Lewis and Clark Special Education School sends letter home on MRSA scare

The principal of a Bronx school has sent letters home to parents in response to a MRSA scare earlier this week. The Lewis and Clark

MRSA is an infection caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to antibiotics.

MRSA is an infection caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to antibiotics. (11/15/13)

THE BRONX - The principal of a Bronx school has sent letters home to parents in response to a MRSA scare earlier this week.

The Lewis and Clark Special Education School said it's not confirmed that there was a MRSA infection in the building Tuesday.

MRSA is an infection caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to antibiotics. In the letter sent out Thursday, it explained that MRSA does not usually spread through a shared environment, such as a classroom.

Parents were upset because they were not immediately informed about the possible infection.
 

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