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# mrsa - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Some hospital bacteria growing 'tolerant' to sanitisers
# Superbugs
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Some hospital bacteria growing 'tolerant' to sanitisers

Aug 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 13,627 Views 16 Comments

An Australian study has found that some hospital superbugs are growing increasingly tolerant to alcohol-based disinfectants.

# mrsa - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA
# IT Sligo
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# IT Sligo

Irish discovery could help stop superbugs like MRSA

Apr 21st 2016, 9:28 PM 17,038 Views 10 Comments

The nanotechnology has a 99.9% kill rate.

# mrsa - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This superbug is on the rise in Irish hospitals
# Concerning
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# Concerning

This superbug is on the rise in Irish hospitals

Dec 1st 2015, 1:29 PM 14,885 Views 16 Comments

MSSA is a much less threatening bacteria than MRSA.

# mrsa - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
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# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Jan 8th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,491 Views 1 Comment

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections
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A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections

Jan 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 8,245 Views 21 Comments

And it could be just start of the discovery of dozens of new antibiotics.

# mrsa - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared
# Flying
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# Flying

Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared

May 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,327 Views 37 Comments

Ugh.

# mrsa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

MRSA has been in Irish hospitals for 40 years, but it's getting more dangerous
# Infection
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# Infection

MRSA has been in Irish hospitals for 40 years, but it's getting more dangerous

Apr 16th 2014, 8:39 AM 4,767 Views 7 Comments

New research at TCD is looking to find out which strains will become the most dominant.

# mrsa - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals
# Outbreak
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# Outbreak

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,616 Views 6 Comments

Between 2002 and 2011, researchers identified a 44-fold increase in the prevalence of PVL-positive MRSA.

# mrsa - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

TCD researchers discover how MRSA bacterium is carried in human nose
# MRSA
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# MRSA

TCD researchers discover how MRSA bacterium is carried in human nose

Jan 29th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,807 Views 9 Comments

Scientists say the discovery “opens new avenues” for reducing the number of MRSA infections.

# mrsa - Friday 12 October, 2012

MRSA superbug found on 23 newborn babies in Mayo General Hospital
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MRSA superbug found on 23 newborn babies in Mayo General Hospital

Oct 12th 2012, 9:29 AM 5,921 Views 25 Comments

Around 23 newborn babies have been found with the MRSA superbug in Mayo in the past seven months.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 12th 2012, 8:38 AM 9,241 Views 11 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# mrsa - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Rates of MRSA drop to the lowest recorded in Ireland
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Rates of MRSA drop to the lowest recorded in Ireland

Feb 5th 2012, 8:40 AM 3,431 Views 7 Comments

However, we still has a “relatively high” prevalence of the infection in comparison to the majority of European countries.

# mrsa - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Measles cases on the rise - report
# Health
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# Health

Measles cases on the rise - report

Dec 20th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,100 Views 9 Comments

While incidences of MRSA were the lowest ever recorded by the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the number of measles cases in Ireland rose by 149 per cent last year.

# mrsa - Monday 13 June, 2011

Column: I died, but they brought me back - an MRSA survivor's story
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: I died, but they brought me back - an MRSA survivor's story

Jun 13th 2011, 10:45 AM 458 Views 4 Comments

Tony Kavanagh’s life as he knew it ended when a routine operation left him with MRSA. He tells TheJournal.ie about going from a thriving business career to the brink of death.

# mrsa - Friday 3 June, 2011

Antibiotics for treating mastitis in cows was 'cause of new MRSA variant'
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Antibiotics for treating mastitis in cows was 'cause of new MRSA variant'

Jun 3rd 2011, 2:04 PM 867 Views 3 Comments

Scientists believe that cows’ milk could be the source of the new variant of meticilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus identified in the UK and Denmark.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 8:14 AM 3,324 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fears over the spread of new forms of deadly MRSA and E.coli bugs; checkout worker takes Tesco to court over lottery row; and Stephen Fry’s suicide fears.

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals
# MRSA
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# MRSA

Researchers discover new form of MRSA superbug in two Dublin hospitals

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:17 AM 973 Views 0 Comments

An Irish study has found the new strain of the superbug in two Dublin hospitals as a separate British study finds the new infection originated in cows.

# mrsa - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Superbugs evolving faster than medicine, worried experts warn
# Healthscare
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# Healthscare

Superbugs evolving faster than medicine, worried experts warn

Apr 7th 2011, 4:30 PM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

The World Health Organisation says drug-resistant bugs are developing at a rate that science will struggle to keep up with.