Antibacterial soaps are fuelling superbugs and should be banned, researchers claim

By ANMJ Staff|
March 24th, 2021|

Soaps claiming to be ‘antimicrobial’ or ‘antibacterial’ are no better than the ordinary variety when it comes to hand hygiene, in fact, they are feeding [...]

Using evidence to make a difference in infection control and COVID-19

By Dr Micah DJ Peters and Casey Marnie|
July 28th, 2020|

This year, International Nurses Day and International Day of the Midwife may not have been celebrated as festively as many would wish; COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 has derailed [...]

Golden staph infection rates stable in public hospitals

By ANMJ Staff|
February 20th, 2020|

The rate of golden staph infection in public hospitals remains stable, with all states and territories well below the required national threshold, a new Australian [...]

Australians to be evacuated from Wuhan over coronavirus and quarantined on Christmas Island

By Robert Fedele|
January 30th, 2020|

The federal government has revealed plans to evacuate “isolated and vulnerable Australians” stuck in the coronavirus-plagued Chinese city of Wuhan and send them to Christmas [...]

World Health Organization stops short of declaring new coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

By Robert Fedele|
January 24th, 2020|

The World Health Organization (WHO) has elected not to declare an international public health emergency in response to the outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus [...]

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