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Combating MRSA with echinacea

By Mekhala Rao
Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus is a rising global threat. In the US alone, the annual economic burden of community associated MRSA is 13.8 billion, and there were about 94,000 reported cases. In a future with no cure to this bacteria, society is at an extreme risk. Echinacea provides a simple, cheap, solution.

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