New Factor Influencing Spread of Legionella

Share:   New Factor Influencing Spread of Legionella When people fall ill from bacterial infection, the first priority is to treat the disease. But where do these pathogens come from and how do they thrive in the environment before the infection occurs? An international team led by Matthias Horn from the Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems … Continue reading “New Factor Influencing Spread of Legionella”

Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital

Share:   Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating a report of Legionella in the water system at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center and two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in patients who were possibly exposed to the bacteria at the hospital. The investigation is currently limited to … Continue reading “Health Officials Investigating Report of Legionella at Mercy Hospital”

Bees: Many British Pollinating Insects in Decline, Study Shows

Share:   A Third of British Wild Bees and Hoverflies are in Decline, According to a New Study. If current trends continue, some species will be lost from Britain altogether, the scientists say. The study found “winners” and “losers” among hundreds of wild bees and hoverflies, which pollinate food crops and other plants. Common species are winning … Continue reading “Bees: Many British Pollinating Insects in Decline, Study Shows”

Disgusted Parents Slam Council As Rats ‘Run Wild’ at Edinburgh School

Share:   Disgusted parents slam council as rats ‘run wild’ at Edinburgh school Pest control workers have visited Victoria Primary on a number of occasions after being alerted to the vermin “running wild” in the grounds. However, a video posted on social media shows the creature scuttling out from underneath a number of children’s scooters before shooting … Continue reading “Disgusted Parents Slam Council As Rats ‘Run Wild’ at Edinburgh School”

Rats Thriving On Uncollected Rubbish Bags, Dubliners Say

Share:   Rats thriving on uncollected rubbish bags, Dubliners say Rats have been feasting on bags of rubbish left uncollected by private companies, Dubliners have complained. In the past six months Dublin city council has received 21 complaints about waste not being collected, a freedom of information request has revealed. Greyhound, one of the companies involved in … Continue reading “Rats Thriving On Uncollected Rubbish Bags, Dubliners Say”