https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7310477/Half-bacteria-Londons-door-handles-antibiotic-resistant.html

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7310477/Half-bacteria-Londons-door-handles-antibiotic-resistant.html

August 02, 2019

London commuters are exposed to superbugs en route to WORK: Study finds half of bacteria on the city's door handles, escalators and train station gates are resistant to antibiotics

  • Scientists swabbed 600 frequently-touched locations around the capital city
  • They found 46.8 per cent of samples showed signs of antibiotic resistance
  • Widely-used medicines are becoming less effective as bacteria mutate
  • Research last week found resistant bugs in the River Thames and Hyde Park



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