Found October 20, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
Some places aren't taking any chances with MRSA. This season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had three documented cases of the serious staph infection resistant to some antibiotics: kicker Lawrence Tynes, guard Carl Nicks and cornerback Johnthan Banks. So members of the Georgia Dome cleaning crew didn't spare any caution Sunday, after the Bucs fell to 0-6 with a 31-23 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Per WTVT Fox 13, workers entered the Bucs' locker room wearing hazmat suits to cleanse the area. They were instructed to use a special cleaning substance, presumably to rid any possible presence of the hard-to-beat infection. As soon as Bucs left their lockeroom at the Georgia Dome cleaning crews came in dressed in hazmat suits. Told not to risk catching MRSA. Kevin ODonnell Fox13 (@ODonnellFox13) October 20, 2013 The Bucs cleaned their facility twice after cases involving Tynes and Nicks were reported in August. In addition, a specialist from the Duke Infection Control Outre...

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After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, a cleaning crew went into the visiting locker room to clean and disinfect it thoroughly after the Bucs left. And yes, they were in hazmat suits. Just like the movie Contagion. The following pictures tweeted are from Tampa Bay’s Fox 13 reporter Kevin O’Donnell. As soon as Bucs left their lockeroom at the Georgia...

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Falcons disinfect locker room after Buccaneers leave

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