Sierra Leone Village In Quarantine After Ebola death
Nearly 1,000 people in Sierra Leone have been put under quarantine following the death of a 67-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola.
The dirtiest places on an airplane revealed – swabs show tray tables and overhead air vents are riddled with the most germs
In the nooks and crannies of your home and even your desk at work is a widespread area of living bacteria. But a new study has now revealed airports and airplanes ‘are dirtier than your home’.
Lincolnshire health trust winning the battle to combat superbugs
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust has demonstrated good practice across all areas of service for infection prevention and control, bosses say.
Good Morning Britain presenters test how dirty their handbags are
According to research, many women’s handbags are actually dirtier than the average loo, with 90% of purses containing bacteria contamination too.
Public asked to help combat spread of norovirus
Following a number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting at Noble’s Hospital due to norovirus, the public are reminded that anyone planning to visit the hospital should stay at home if they or their family members have had diarrhoea / vomiting in the past two days.
Marine Insurance P&I Club Court Case Win Against Norovirus
Marine Insurance P&I Club are celebrating a win in a court case regarding one of their members and an outbreak of the norovirus.
Positive Petcare Products provide protection for pets
On the back of the identification of a Dorset cat and its owner being affected with E coli, Goldshield introduces Positive Petcare – which is effective against MRSA, H1N1 and E coli.
New cases of rare E coli in Dorset
A new case of rare E coli O55 infection has been identified in Dorset, with a cat also affected. Public Health England, which is investigating the ongoing outbreak, said the adult affected wasn’t hospitalised and has recovered well from the illness along with the animal.
“Camel Virus” Closes 900 Schools in South Korea
Last month it was reported over 900 Schools closed down in South Korea to prevent the new bacterial virus “Camel Virus” with reports claiming the UK can expect to soon see the “new” virus over here.