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Governor Orders MRSA Panel

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RICHLAND, Wash.- Washington Governor Christine Gregoire orders the state Department of Health convene a panel on how to monitor antibiotic-resistant diseases like MRSA.

Right now, the Benton-Franklin Health Department doesn't track aggressive disease.

Gregoire also wants to increase the public awareness about the potentially deadly disease.