Talk:U.S. superbug expected to emerge in Canada

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I am not yet ready to edit this article, but it smells like a hoax. The superbug is CA-MRSA or community-associated MRSA, which is a staph infection. I suggest reading CDC on CA-MRSA. Actually, I think I will add that particular link to the article's external/sources. --SVTCobra 02:30, 4 January 2007 (UTC)

Why do you suspect that, it's published in CMAJ?--Steven Fruitsmaak (Reply) 12:04, 4 January 2007 (UTC)
Sorry, my subscription for CMAJ just ran out recently. But seriously, I say so because a) hyperbole (it almost sounds like an invasion), and b) all the sources are from a limited area (in this case Canada). --SVTCobra 03:47, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
I apologize to all Canadians. Canada is the second largest country in the world, etc. But what I meant is limited more in a sense of number of people. Or at least concentrated. If there was a Superbug running around, wouldn't those of us who live in the US at least hear about it before it attacks Canada? I'm just wondering. --SVTCobra 03:58, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

Nice work altogether. Here some suggestions:

I think there should be a source for the expert advice, even if it should come from the same CMAJ article.

Reading the current version it's unclear to me if that outfielder (is this info relevant enough to go into a wikinews article?) suffered from MRSA or just some common staph.

Not sure about anglo-american style, but I would discourage use of the abbreviated "staph infection" in a news article. Sounds like a slang I could hear on the wards. Hunter 14:32, 4 January 2007 (UTC)

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