NVZ in Netherlands are holding their annual international seminar in Wageningen/Ede on 12th November. This year they will be discussing the importance of hygiene and the role our industry plays in keeping houses and public spaces as hygienic as possible.
Winter is coming, and with that, comes colder weather. And during the cold weather season, it’s common to see many runny noses, coughs, sore throats, and respiratory infections such as the flu.
A recent recent systematic review of Norovirus risk in high and middle-income countries (BMC Infectious Disease 2015, 15: 425) asserts that there may be as many as 12.5 million infections annually these countries alone, with possibly as many as 2.2 million hospital outpatient visits related
In the Oct 24th edition of Lancet, van Weel looks at the importance of managing infection in home and everyday life – and the importance of handwashing.
A new review looks at the infection risks associated with organisms like Legionella pneumophila, Mycobacterium avium, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa which can persist and grow in household plumbing.