The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens. The results to date show:
A new World Bank study looks at the impact of two large-scale, government-implemented handwashing and sanitation programs in rural Tanzania. Participating wards received sanitation programming, handwashing programming, both interventions together or neither.
In identifying the source of outbreaks and developing hygiene strategies, does our current focus on hand hygiene prevent us from taking an objective view.
Increasingly we see that the rich diversity of microbes and other species present in our environment influence human health and disease, especially in cities. In a newly published study, genetic sequencing was used to identify the microbes on surfaces across the entire New York City (NYC) subwa