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Hospital-acquired MRSA infection rates falling: CDC

(Reuters Health) Tough-to-treat staph infections that patients can pick up while in the hospital fell by nearly 30 percent in the last decade, according to U.S. health officials.
The biggest drop, of more than 50 percent, was seen in hospital-acquired infections, while rates of the drug-resistant infections not linked to hospitals or other healthcare settings barely changed…
Hospitals and other healthcare providers have been making a big push to cut down on transmission of MRSA inside their facilities.
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