‘Nightmare bacteria’ resistant to antibiotics infects US patients

Public health officials have concerns for a ‘nightmare bacteria’ that have become increasingly resistant to even the strongest antibiotics infected patients in 3.9 percent of all U.S. hospitals in the first half of 2012, including 17.8 percent of specialty hospitals, reported a www.reuters.com 5th March article. “Our strongest antibiotics don’t work and patients are left […]

Superbugs ride air currents around hospital wards, reveals university research

Hospital superbugs can float on air currents and contaminate surfaces far from infected patients’ beds, according to University of Leeds (UK) researchers. The results of the study, which was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), may explain why, despite strict cleaning regimes and hygiene controls, some hospitals still struggle to prevent […]

Live experiment shows MRSA dies on Antimicrobial Copper surfaces

Just determined by an experiment, MRSA has met its match with Antimicrobial Copper.  A live webcast experiment www.antimicrobialtouchsurface.com demonstrated that Antimicrobial Copper effectively kills MRSA within two hours while it readily survives on stainless steel. “Antimicrobial copper is part of the solution in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) – it kills 99.9% of bacteria within […]


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