Friday, 19 September 2014

Denmark - Over a dozen babies infected with MRSA st398


The swine MRSA turmoil in Denmark continues, and is now spreading rapidly to the United Kingdom.

The children must come first, and nobody in the British pig industry could ever disagree with that.

It is ironic, and sad, that the children of piggy people - pig farmers, veterinarians and others handling pigs and pork are most at risk.

Perhaps Britain's disgraced veterinarians will now do their duty, at least by their own families, and insist that the full story of MRSA st398 in Britain is made public without further delay.

This is the latest news in English from Denmark. You can read in full here.

Over a dozen babies infected with MRSA

Published: 19 Sep 2014 08:35 GMT+02:00
Updated: 19 Sep 2014 08:35 GMT+02:00
       
In light of revelations that at least 13 children whose parents work in the swine industry have been infected with MRSA, a leading expert calls the authorities' approach 'unsustainable'.

Leading experts warned in August that up to 12,000 Danes could be infected with antibiotic-resistance MRSA and now there is evidence that the infections have spread to society's weakest members: newborn babies...