MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria are seen in a petri dish in Berlin March 1, 2008. Fabrizio Bensch / REUTERS file

A handful of probationary firefighters training on New York's Randall's Island have contracted the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, officials confirm.

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