The world's first "interactive microbe zoo" opened in Amsterdam on Tues 7th Oct. The generally held view about the invisible micro-world is a negative one.
One of the key strategies for tackling AR, alongside antibiotic stewardship and developing new antimicrobials, is greater emphasis on improving infection prevention and control practices to prevent spread of resistant strains.
CDC has produced materials that are designed to help audiences understand the importance of using antibiotics correctly in community and outpatient settings, the health threat of antibiotic resistance, and how to get symptom relief when antibiotics are not needed.
In recognition of the importance of infection prevention and the role consumers can play to stay safe when they visit a healthcare facility, IFH has partnered with APIC to promote International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), Octob
This article in the Wall St Journal is an interesting example of the misleading discussion between too much and too little exposure to microbes.