Chronicle MRSA article spurs new activism

The BAR reports this week that a new yet-to-be-named community activist group is forming to “deal with the stigma around drug-resistant staph, as well as educate and encourage communication among community members, journalists, doctors, researchers, and health department officials.”  This in the wake of the SF Chronicle article which has been accused of blaming the rise in MRSA infections on gay men.  Full BAR coverage here.

The graphic which pinpointed the Castro as ground zero for this:

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