Infectious Diseases

European experts sound alarm as mosquito and tick-borne diseases set to flourish in warmer climate

2019-06-05T16:00:35+00:00

New research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (13–16 April) shows that the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly.

European experts sound alarm as mosquito and tick-borne diseases set to flourish in warmer climate2019-06-05T16:00:35+00:00

Privacy curtains used in healthcare worldwide are a potential source of drug-resistant bacteria transmission to patients

2019-06-05T16:00:35+00:00

New research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (13-16 April) shows that contamination of privacy curtains with multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) is a common problem and could be a source of disease transmission to patients.

Privacy curtains used in healthcare worldwide are a potential source of drug-resistant bacteria transmission to patients2019-06-05T16:00:35+00:00