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Research shows how food poisoning bacteria can multiply and spread inside micro-organisms

Research shows how food poisoning bacteria can multiply and spread inside micro-organisms

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

Climate change makes it difficult for sun’s UV rays to kill pathogens

Climate change makes it difficult for sun’s UV rays to kill pathogens

WHO delivers 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to prevent, treat plague in Madagascar

WHO delivers 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to prevent, treat plague in Madagascar

FDA approves scope with disposable part aimed at reducing superbug infections

FDA approves scope with disposable part aimed at reducing superbug infections

PENTAX Medical Europe to introduce new DEC Duodenoscope for infection prevention

PENTAX Medical Europe to introduce new DEC Duodenoscope for infection prevention

Nurses at risk of chronic lung disease COPD due to regular disinfectant use

Nurses at risk of chronic lung disease COPD due to regular disinfectant use

Researchers show that separate septic and aseptic procedure rooms is unnecessary

Researchers show that separate septic and aseptic procedure rooms is unnecessary

New analysis finds link between cloudy drinking water and gastrointestinal illness

New analysis finds link between cloudy drinking water and gastrointestinal illness

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

Scope maker Olympus hit with $6.6 million verdict in superbug outbreak case

Scope maker Olympus hit with $6.6 million verdict in superbug outbreak case

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Medtech, biotech and pharmaceuticals in Australia

Medtech, biotech and pharmaceuticals in Australia

Researchers detect protozoa in drinking water that cause diarrheal outbreaks

Researchers detect protozoa in drinking water that cause diarrheal outbreaks

Widow unleashes court fight against scope maker Olympus over superbug outbreak

Widow unleashes court fight against scope maker Olympus over superbug outbreak

Sterilization and cleaning methods leave residual contamination on ureteroscopes

Sterilization and cleaning methods leave residual contamination on ureteroscopes

New test reveals the truth about how much urine is in swimming pools

New test reveals the truth about how much urine is in swimming pools

Scientists find new way to monitor water quality in swimming pools

Scientists find new way to monitor water quality in swimming pools

Hospital room floors could be overlooked source for dissemination of pathogens, study suggests

Hospital room floors could be overlooked source for dissemination of pathogens, study suggests

Current reprocessing techniques of endoscopes not consistently effective, study suggests

Current reprocessing techniques of endoscopes not consistently effective, study suggests