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Hand washing vital in multi-bed hospital wards

Hospital room designs make a significant difference to the likelihood of bugs being spread through person-to-person contact between medics and patients, according to University of Leeds research.

May 05, 2015
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App to promote better hand sanitation could save lives

Hospitals and infections are a deadly combination. A small group on campus has created a computer-based application to reduce the spread of infection in clinical settings and potentially save lives. The technology uses wireless ...

Nov 10, 2014
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Farm and germ education go hand in hand

School children demonstrated significantly increased knowledge of germ spread and prevention on a farm after working on an interactive lesson about microbes. Published October 16, 2013, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE ...

Oct 16, 2013
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