Friday, January 4, 2008

Fatal MRSA Contracted from Band Instrument

Zanesville Times Recorder [Ohio]
4 January 2008

Investigation into MRSA death closed

Staff Writer

NEW LEXINGTON - The investigation into what caused the death of a New Lexington City Schools eighth-grader has been closed, according to Perry County Health Commissioner Steve Holekamp.

He said a rumor was circulating around that Tyler Michael Bundock, 14, an eighth-grade student at New Lexington Middle School, contracted the infection from his band instrument. [...]