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Nursing Homes Organize Against ‘Superbug’

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In the wake of a CDC alarm about a drug-resistant bacteria called CRE, Florida nursing homes are gearing up to fight it. Since 2008, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports, health officials have investigated seven Florida outbreaks involving 285 people. CRE is believed responsible for a Broward outbreak responsible for 17 deaths.