Dangerous pathogens lurk in wet areas

Hospitals and homes are havens for germs and disease – but a well-regulated hot water system can prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens, including an emerging […]

Superbug’s resistance power

Treatment of severe infections caused by pathogenic bacteria relies on ‘last resort’ antibiotics, but rising resistance by ‘superbugs’ to most clinically approved drugs leaves patients exposed […]

Keeping gonorrhea at bay

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) gonorrhea is on the rise as a major public health burden worldwide, with around 87 million new infections a year largely caused […]

Wastewater project tests for COVID-19, and more

Flinders environmental health research is behind a successful wastewater treatment project in rural South Australia which is leading the way in sustainable water reuse, energy savings […]

Lethal bug on Flinders hit list

A deadly bug which strikes the sick, injured and those undergoing invasive medical procedures will come under the microscope as part of a Flinders Uni study.