Bacteria

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Four in 10 cases of bloodstream E. coli infections cannot now be treated with first-choice antibiotics

Antibiotics overuse creating drug-resistant superbugs

Antibiotic resistant infections killing thousands per year

Patients should rest rather than take antibiotics, say health officials.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ice from 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

Ice from 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

Ice at 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

A BBC investigation said seven out of 10 samples at Costa contained faecal bacteria and three out of 10 contained the bacteria at Starbucks and Caffè Nero

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Man dies after new tattoo is infected with flesh-eating bacteria

Man dies after new tattoo is infected with flesh-eating bacteria

Man dies after new tattoo is infected with flesh-eating bacteria

A 31-year-old man got a tattoo on his leg and went swimming in the Gulf of Mexico just five days later

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Titanic remains could disappear in 15 to 20 years time

Titanic remains could be eaten away by bacteria in 15 years' time

Titanic remains could be eaten away by bacteria in 15 years' time

Marine biologists claim bacteria on the wreckage of the Titanic is causing it to disintegrate

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Accident results in first case of new pig disease in Spain

Man infected with pig disease in freak laboratory accident

Man infected with pig disease in freak laboratory accident

A waste plant worker accidentally stepped on a contaminated syringe at work, which led to his admission into hospital with a new disease