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Antimicrobials are substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.
World's first personal facemask for SARS protection

World's first personal facemask for SARS protection

MRSA contamination can be reduced by using copper alloys for surfaces in healthcare facilities

MRSA contamination can be reduced by using copper alloys for surfaces in healthcare facilities

Protein research may help develop new antibiotics

Protein research may help develop new antibiotics

The EU is contributing €9 million to the “Vigilance against Viral Resistance” (VIRGIL) project

The EU is contributing €9 million to the “Vigilance against Viral Resistance” (VIRGIL) project

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

Drinking only bottled water associated with a two-fold risk of infection

Drinking only bottled water associated with a two-fold risk of infection

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates

Zinc may help to accelerate recovery from pneumonia

Zinc may help to accelerate recovery from pneumonia

Preventing antimicrobial resistance among long-term care residents

Preventing antimicrobial resistance among long-term care residents

Link between iron regulation and the immune system

Link between iron regulation and the immune system

Antimicrobial alginate dressing protects the wound with silver

Antimicrobial alginate dressing protects the wound with silver