The Baxx system attacks all bacteria and virus strains that would cause respiratory tract infections.
With the increase in coronavirus cases around the country, managers of food service operations should take steps to reduce the spread of infection and contamination risks.
The technology is used for applications including killing airborne and surface pathogens such as viruses — including coronavirus (COVID-19) — bacteria and moulds.
The TGA has published amendments to the Standard for Disinfectants and Sanitary Products (TGO 104) to allow listed disinfectants to make validated claims to kill the COVID-19 virus on surfaces.
Infection control measures like handwashing, wearing masks, protective clothing or gloves, are widely endorsed as a means of curbing the spread of COVID-19. But just how effective are they at reducing transmission of the virus?
A lack of humidity control regulations for public buildings will have a subsequent impact on possible coronavirus transmission and health.
Users of urinary catheters will benefit from significantly reduced pain and infection risk thanks to a new antimicrobial coating.
An AIHW report says Australian public hospitals are exceeding the national target for reducing golden staph bloodstream infections, with a stable infection rate reported for the last five years.
The claims of multiple vaccine developers that an nCov coronavirus vaccine may soon be in our hands are misleading, says expert.
With air travel comes the rapid spread of pathogens and dissemination of infectious diseases. Mobilising channels to disseminate health information to passengers could help reduce risk.
Worldwide, approximately 6074 cases of the virus have been confirmed and 132 deaths have been reported.
CSIRO and the University of California San Diego have engineered what is claimed to be the first breed of genetically modified mosquitoes resistant to spreading all four types of the dengue virus.
Researchers have developed a bacteria-destroying technology that uses nano-sized particles of magnetic liquid metal to shred bacteria and bacterial biofilm without harming good cells.
A number of studies have evaluated whether and to what extent blood pressure cuffs become contaminated with pathogens that may cause HAI.
What will hospital disinfection look like by the end of the next decade?