antimicrobial resistance

antimicrobial resistance

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Essity joins UN to address antimicrobial resistance

AMR occurs when microorganisms change in ways that make medication ineffective and infections persist in the body.
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Disinfectants: Are we at the end of the road?

Scientists at a South African university say there's a growing risk of SARS-CoV-2 developing resistance to disinfectants and antibiotics.
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Edmonton Transit piloting innovative germ-killing doors

Edmonton Transit partnered with a local biotech company to install antimicrobial push-plates on various swing doors at transit stations.
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McMaster scientists invent self-cleaning surface

Researchers at McMaster University have made a self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria, preventing the transfer of superbugs.

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Examining Canadians’ understanding of AMR

A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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Canada cracks down on antimicrobial resistance

Canada is taking new steps to confront the reality of antimicrobial resistance, one of the most serious global health threats facing the world today.
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Sink removal in ICU rooms may reduce bacterial colonization

Removing sinks from rooms in intensive care units (ICU) and introducing water-free patient care lowers bacterial colonization rates.
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WHO identifies 12 most dangerous pathogens

WHO published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant priority pathogens, identifying 12 superbugs that pose a threat.
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Global leaders vow action on antimicrobial resistance

World leaders pledged a stronger commitment address antimicrobial resistance, during the high-level meeting on AMR at the 71st UN General Assembly.