'We've reached the end of antibiotics': Top CDC expert declares that 'miracle drugs' that have saved millions are no match against 'superbugs' because people have overmedicated themselves

'We've reached the end of antibiotics': Top CDC expert declares that 'miracle drugs' that have saved millions are no match against 'superbugs' because people have overmedicated themselves

March 18, 2019

A high-ranking official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared in an interview with PBS that the age of antibiotics has come to an end.

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What has more germs than a shoe or even a toilet bowl? Your filthy phone

What has more germs than a shoe or even a toilet bowl? Your filthy phone

March 18, 2019

Few would want to rub their faces inside a toilet bowl or kiss the kitchen floor — aside from the yuck factor, it would just look odd — but according to a growing number of studies, simply using much of the technology we’ve grown to rely on means we may as well be doing just that.

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Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handle

Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handle

March 17, 2019

They are pretty much essential, but you may want to ditch your mobile phone for ever after reading this.

The average handset carries 18 times more potentially harmful germs than a flush handle in a men's toilet, tests have revealed.

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A breeding ground for the flu, diarrhoea and eye infections: Is your smartphone making you sick?

A breeding ground for the flu, diarrhoea and eye infections: Is your smartphone making you sick?

March 17, 2019

Our increasing reliance on smartphones is making us more prone to sickness because the electronic devices are such dangerous breeding grounds for bacteria.

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Cross Contamination in Commercial Facilities

Cross Contamination in Commercial Facilities

March 17, 2019

Cross contamination has always been a key concern for medical facilities and for the food service industry. As a result of the threat of pandemics such as H1N1 or swine flu as well as the increase in incidences of respiratory illnesses and allergies, custodians must now also take cross contamination very seriously.

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