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Bears Great Steve McMichael Contracts Another Infection

Posted on AllSides February 17th, 2024
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McMichael contracted MRSA — a staph infection that's difficult to treat — and was getting a blood transfusion as of Saturday afternoon. "We are asking for your prayers to get Steve through this difficult time," his family said in a statement. "Steve and his family and close friends believe in the power of prayer." McMichael, 66, was hospitalized Thursday with suspected pneumonia but was later diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. He responded well to antibiotics and underwent thoracentesis — a procedure to remove fluid from his lungs — and...

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