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Medicine: Superbug #948000

FNC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Another high school student diagnosed with a deadly staph infection in Weston, Connecticut, reported; statement from the Weston High School quoted on screen; scenes shown of schools in Virginia being cleaned. [Bedford County schools Ryan EDWARDS†- says students and parents must take precautions upon themselves.]

(Bedford County, Virginia: Molly Henneberg) Virginia schools’ efforts to prevent the drug-resistant MRSA bacteria from spreading, the number of confirmed cases and the statement from the mother of Ashton Bonds††, the Virginia student who died from infection, discussed.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) CDC recommendations outlined on screen; continuing coverage announced.

Smith, Shepard;
Henneberg, Molly

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