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Wounds infected with antibiotic-resistant staph often heal, but the bacteria can remain inside a person's body and cause future infections. Michelle Kondrich for NPR hide caption

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Fewer People Are Getting Infections In Hospitals, But Many Still Die

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The interior of the nose is like a lush rain forest that's barely been explored. Courtesy of Sunje Pamp hide caption

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