A few days ago, my dear aunt became violently ill. She felt intense pain. But, she didn’t know what was causing it. During an appointment at her local health care clinic, she was surprised to discover that she had a staph infection. Her doctor advised her that the type of infection she had was extremely serious and contagious. To prevent her family from becoming ill, she was told to take several precautions. One of them was to wash her bed linens every day until she completely recovered from her illness. On this blog, you will discover the ways a staph infection can be spread from one family member to another one.