Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Dr. Shahnaz Azad, a physician specializing in infectious disease at St. James Hospitals and Health Centers, will visit Freedom Hall on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. to discuss Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium resulting in difficult to treat skin infections.
A disease that previously only occurred in patients at hospitals and long-term care facilities, MRSA began to mysteriously appear in schools in late 2007.
In response to the outbreak, the State of Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Damon Arnold launched a campaign to better inform . . .