antibiotic resistance

How does resistance to disinfectants happen? We’re on the road to answering the question

March 28, 2021

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our lives. One effect that could yet be seen might be the development of bacterial resistance to disinfectants, as a result of the overuse of substandard disinfectants. SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – is susceptible to most disinfectants, including those containing 70% alcohol. As a result the […]

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Puppies have sickened people with a drug-resistant bacteria, CDC says

December 18, 2019

Puppies have sickened at least 30 people with a drug-resistant bacteria, CDC says Puppy kisses are cute, but they may be dangerous. At least 30 people have been sickened from a drug-resistant bacteria they most likely picked up after coming in contact with puppies, federal health officials say. The outbreak of a strain of Campylobacter jejuni, a […]

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