A 2014 study at Auburn University in Alabama found that MRSA - a super-bug
resistant to many antibiotic treatments - can live for a week in the fabric of a seat pocket nestled in a small blob of saliva.
A new super-bug
which can cause infertility has been sweeping the United Kingdom these days.
Widespread use of antibiotics over a long period of time targeting this bacterium is believed to have resulted in the emergence of acne super-bug
strains that are resistant to first-line antibiotics.
A COVENTRY pensioner died after catching a deadly super-bug
as he lay in his hospital bed.
Scientists find drug-resistant super-bug
. Scientists say they have discovered new drug-resistant bacteria that appear to be spreading worldwide.
Cases of the super-bug
MRSA, which is resistant to many antibiotics, have halved compared with August last year from 32 cases to 15.
At least nine wounded soldiers have contracted the MRSA super-bug
while being treated in hospital - and that is just the number admitted to by the Ministry of Defence.
WASHING hands in soap and warm water is the best method to combat the clostridium difficile (C.difficile) super-bug
claims a recent Canadian study.
Hospital bosses say it is because strict measures have been put in place to tackle the super-bug
Rates of the MRSA super-bug
have soared in the past decade, with hospital cleanliness largely blamed for helping infection to spread.
A hospital has been forced to pay damages to a patient who contracted the super-bug
MRSA in what lawyers said was the first reported case of its kind.
Colin Evans, 71, was diagnosed with the super-bug
after his wife became increasingly concerned about his health.