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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

WHO promotes hand-washing to combat the spread of germs

PETALING JAYA: The role of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of drug-resistant germs is the focus of the World Health Organisation’s annual “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” campaign this year.
Launched yesterday, the campaign is in line with WHO’s recently-released report onAntimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance.
The report states that there are increasingly more types of bacteria which cannot be killed by antibiotics. The report also stated that no one in the world is safe from this menace. Read more

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