STORY AT-A-GLANCE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report showed data from a 2013 report missed nearly half the number of infections and deathsThe development of superbugs, resistant to two or more antibiotics, is linked to overly prescribed antibiotics, drug use in livestock production and exposure to herbicidesResearchers recently found … Continue reading Superbugs Kill Someone Every 15 Minutes
STORY AT-A-GLANCE Long-sleeved white coats may be transmitting multidrug-resistant organisms, including Staphylococcus aureus and gram-negative nonfermenters; in response to research data, the British Medical Association banned lab coats, long sleeves, watches, jewelry and ties in patient care to reduce contamination Some have resisted the removal of the white coat from a physician's attire in the … Continue reading Your Doctor’s Lab Coat Is Likely Contaminated & Could Even Cause You Great Suffering & Death From Contamination!
I'm not here to 'doom and gloom' you; however, for those of you who have compromised immune systems, are suffering from any disease, and/or have to be hospitalized, you truly need to read and know this. ~NationalAddictionNews.com While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell University food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new stealthy, jumping gene … Continue reading New Superbug Gene Discovered, Resistant To Last-Resort Antibiotic
Anyone who has visited a loved one in a hospital in recent years will be familiar with the hand sanitizing pumps scattered all over the ward with signs encouraging visitors to disinfect their hands before making contact with patients. While all that visible sanitation may feel comforting, the reality is that the possibility that you … Continue reading DISGUSTING: Nearly 90% of privacy curtains in hospital rooms are loaded with MRSA superbugs