MRSA research lags far behind AIDS in NIH support

Some researchers recently crunched the numbers of federal drug research support and concluded that despite all the alarms over drug-resistant superbugs each MRSA death translated into only $570 in grant funds. For AIDS, though, each death translates into $69,000 in grant money, reports Wired magazine. MRSA kills about 19,000 people in the U.S. every year. Story

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