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Neither plane crashes nor anti-aircraft fire could kill my namesake uncle, but MRSA did, and it wasn’t pretty. Accordingly I take a particular in this nasty bacteria, and am looking forward to reading Maryn McKenna’s new book, Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA, which I just ordered from Amazon, and which comes out next week.…

When I called out a Scientific American post yesterday about a rise in measles cases because of unvaccinated children, I forgot to include a link to a longer story on the same issue that ran in the NY Times. It’s short, but worth a look as well: Measles Cases Grow in Number, and Officials Blame…