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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 22,794 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 19,634 Views 10 Comments

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

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 22,210 Views 9 Comments

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

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 23,381 Views 18 Comments

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

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 28,292 Views 9 Comments

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

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 13,926 Views 19 Comments

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

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 41,594 Views 40 Comments

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

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 16,044 Views 9 Comments

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

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 25,947 Views 55 Comments

Superbugs can be deadly, but not in all cases.

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 14,924 Views 16 Comments

MSSA is a much less threatening bacteria than MRSA.

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 7,407 Views 7 Comments

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

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 5,984 Views 25 Comments

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

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 880 Views 6 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.

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

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Limerick hospital

Mar 16th 2011, 9:02 PM 1,289 Views 0 Comments

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