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Even the bugs are extra dangerous: Study reveals insects from hospitals carry enough bacteria to cause INFECTIONS

Hospitals are breeding grounds for germs, there’s no question about it. For as much as we might like to joke that some people leave the hospital sicker than they were when they entered, there’s a growing pile of evidence that this could well be happening – and it’s not necessarily coming from where you might think. Unsterile equipment and poor staff hygiene certainly play a role, but now we can add the insects flying around hospitals to the list of potential dangers thanks to a new study carried out by British researchers. After collecting nearly 20,000 flying insects from across seven state hospitals in England, they discovered that they carry enough bacteria to create infections, including the ultra-risky drug-resistant variety.  Read more.....

 

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