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Fighting MRSA with Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene

At the end of August 2011, the fantastic news was revealed that the number of MRSA Super Bug fatalities in the United Kingdom was at an all-time low.  Alongside this, it was reported that the number of people dying with … Continue reading

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Stop the Spread of Germs and Infections in Hospitals with Copper

At least 5,000 patients die of complications due to infections they acquired  in hospitals each year. 9% of patients in UK hospitals pick up an infection that they did not have before they arrived. A hand contaminated with Influenza A … Continue reading

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Fighting Infection With Copper

An Irish hospital has specified hygienic copper door handles as part of its plan to reduce healthcare-associated infections – the first in the world to do this throughout its facility. St Francis Private Hospital in County Westmeath made the decision … Continue reading

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Electric Filter is new Weapon in Swine Flu Protection

A new electric filter has been designed to reduce the spread of viruses and provide enhanced norovirus  and swine flu protection. The filter is specifically designed to be fitted onboard commercial aircraft in an effort to reduce the international spread of these … Continue reading

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Fighting MRSA Where it Lives

By Mark Warner on behalf of ISSA It seems we can’t go a day without more press coverage of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), or the superbug.  Infectious disease control has long been the concern of infection control departments in hospitals … Continue reading

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