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FDA warns companies to stop MRSA claims

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued four warning letters to companies selling over-the-counter drug products, including hand sanitizers, telling them to stop making claims that the products prevent infection from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. Read more at http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm252127.htm.

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