Originally written on The Sports Post  |  Last updated 10/27/14
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are having a really rough season thus far. With a record of 0-5, a head coach on the hot seat, AND their supposed “franchise” quarterback traded away, the Bucs can’t really afford to have too many distractions. But they do…a big and nasty one. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (trust me, it is a lot harder to pronounce than it is to spell) or ‘MRSA” is a relatively difficult infection to treat because it is resistant to many antibiotics that are used to treat other forms of staph infections. A bacterium that develops through natural selection, MRSA is commonly found colonized within the nostrils, the respiratory tracts, or open wounds of human beings and is spread through contact. MRSA has a very distinctive symptom. What look to resemble pimples or small spider bites, the infection can spread these small bumps and boils into painful abscesses that need to be drained surgically. Three of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers everyday players have fallen vict...
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