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# superbug - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
# Superbug
# Superbug

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

Jul 11th 2019, 2:08 PM 22,746 Views 21 Comments

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

# superbug - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks
# Cpe
# Cpe

'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks

Feb 26th 2019, 11:46 AM 19,613 Views 10 Comments

HIQA inspected the facility following the outbreaks in July and October last year.

# superbug - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals
# Cpe
# Cpe

Superbug linked to deaths of eight patients at Limerick hospitals

Oct 9th 2018, 6:16 PM 22,196 Views 9 Comments

Of all the superbugs, CPE is the most difficult to kill with antibiotics.

# superbug - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Hospitals are contacting thousands of patients to tell them they may have contracted a 'superbug'
# Superbug Scare
# Superbug Scare

Hospitals are contacting thousands of patients to tell them they may have contracted a 'superbug'

Aug 28th 2018, 2:14 PM 23,357 Views 18 Comments

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes CPE as “nightmare” bacteria.

# superbug - Thursday 12 April, 2018

26 people have been hit with a superbug in the last four weeks
# Cpe
# Cpe

26 people have been hit with a superbug in the last four weeks

Apr 12th 2018, 6:09 PM 28,279 Views 9 Comments

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae is the newest superbug that is difficult to kill with antibiotics.

# superbug - Friday 22 December, 2017

400 new cases found of Irish patients with superbug that is resistant to antibiotics
# Superbug
# Superbug

400 new cases found of Irish patients with superbug that is resistant to antibiotics

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:22 PM 13,896 Views 19 Comments

There has been 401 newly detected cases in 2017 compared to 282 in 2016.

# superbug - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug

Oct 25th 2017, 4:27 PM 41,581 Views 40 Comments

“We have seen a rapid and worrying increase,” said the Health Minister.

# superbug - Friday 7 July, 2017

Gonorrhoea 'sometimes impossible' to treat due to antibiotic-resistance - WHO
# Superbug
# Superbug

Gonorrhoea 'sometimes impossible' to treat due to antibiotic-resistance - WHO

Jul 7th 2017, 8:10 AM 16,002 Views 9 Comments

An estimated 78 million people are infected with gonorrhoea every year.

# superbug - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

# superbug - Friday 27 May, 2016

Doctors warn of 'end of the road for antibiotics' as drug-resistant superbug found in the US
# Resistant
# Resistant

Doctors warn of 'end of the road for antibiotics' as drug-resistant superbug found in the US

May 27th 2016, 8:12 AM 25,927 Views 55 Comments

Superbugs can be deadly, but not in all cases.

# superbug - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

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

This superbug is on the rise in Irish hospitals

Dec 1st 2015, 1:29 PM 14,898 Views 16 Comments

MSSA is a much less threatening bacteria than MRSA.

# superbug - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel

Aug 19th 2014, 8:26 AM 7,390 Views 7 Comments

The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.

# superbug - Friday 12 October, 2012

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

MRSA superbug found on 23 newborn babies in Mayo General Hospital

Oct 12th 2012, 9:29 AM 5,945 Views 25 Comments

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

# superbug - Friday 3 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 3rd 2011, 2:04 PM 868 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.

# superbug - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Limerick hospital
# Health
# Health

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Limerick hospital

Mar 16th 2011, 9:02 PM 1,280 Views 0 Comments

There are visiting restrictions at Limerick’s Mid Western Regional Hospital following the outbreak of a antibiotic-resistant bacterium.