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Medicine: Superbug #785136

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Jason Carroll) The bacterial superbug that is a mutated strain of staphylococcus resistant to most antibiotics featured; details given about high school football player Matthew Ykema & Lycoming College football player Ricky Lannetti††, both of whom contracted the superbug. [Matthew's mother Kathy YKEMA†, Ricky's mother Theresa LANNETTI†- talk about their sons' extreme sicknesses.] [Texas Children's Hospital Dr. Sheldon KAPLAN†- comments on the problem.] [Student & parents Matthew, Ike & Kathy YKEMA†- react to his recovery.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Carroll, Jason
Duration:
00:03:00

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