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The real Germ Warfare

FMJ explores how to go about preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses, as well as explaining some of the requirements, regulations and products in the industry When people think of specialist cleaning, they focus on things such as high-up ...

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Cleaning staff more effective than high tech machines in reducing C. difficile

In a men verus machine experiment – new research has found that a dedicated daily cleaning crew who adequately clean and disinfect rooms contaminated by  Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) using a standardised process can be more effective than other disinfection interventions. ...

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Superbugs hitch ride on air currents to contaminate hospital wards

Hospital superbugs have been found to float on air currents and contaminate surfaces far from infected patients’ beds, according to University of Leeds researchers. The results of the study, which was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ...

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