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MRSA Infects NFL Players

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Will Vragoic
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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Two Tampa Bay Buccaneers players are being treated for staph infections, the Tampa Bay Times reports. MRSA is resistant to some antibiotics and is spread through contact with an infected person. More answers to frequently asked questions about MRSA available here

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