Middle school teacher diagnosed with MRSA

May 23, 2012 5:25:59 AM PDT
A staff member at a middle school on Long Island has been diagnosed with MRSA.

The principal at Lindenhurst Middle School told parents that the staffer will not return until given the all-clear by doctors.

Areas the staffer had access to are being disinfected.

MRSA is a strain of a germ that causes skin infections.

It is often resistant to antibiotics.

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