MRSA in babies15th September 2006
Preliminary results of a study by the Health Protection Agency show that a total of 147 babies and children suffered potentially fatal blood infections last year after contracting MRSA in NHS hospitals.
Over three quarters of the children in the study were under a year old. The research should â€œhelp hospitals see where the brunt of infections are and how to prevent themâ€?, said a spokeswoman.
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