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'Jury still out' on MRSA link to cows

Scientists in Britain have discovered a new variant of the superbug MRSA, and say it is possible that cows could be a source of the human strain.

Dr Mark Holmes of Cambridge University explains that "remarkably" few samples have been found so far.

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