An Erie County, Pennsylvania woman diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) died Thursday morning. Cheri Lyons, 32, was admitted to Millcreek Community Hospital eight days earlier, and learned Saturday that she had the virulent staph infection.
Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook told the Erie Times-News that hospital administrators believed Cheri Lyons succumbed to cancer, and [...]
When a school in Penns Valley Area School District was notified last week of a student with a methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, District officials quickly mobilized to ensure the safety of all students and employees. A multi-pronged approach included communication with the Pennsylvania Department of Health office in Williamsport, parental notification, [...]