Got a News Tip for NaturalNews? Send us your news tip, and we'll investigate!

Fears over risk of air transmission of superbugs

Posted: October 11, 2012 |   Comments

The extent to which hospital superbugs are being transmitted via the air needs to be investigated, experts say.

It comes after a Leeds University study has added to a growing body of evidence about the ability of bacteria to float on air currents.

Researchers carried out lab tests on a bacteria associated with MRSA and found it could travel up to 3.5m (11ft).

And they said the findings could have implications for the design and organisation of hospitals.

Read more here:

Have a Comment? Share it...

comments powered by Disqus