Infection Control – Better Safe Than Sorry
Beware of Superbugs
Germs are all around us. Even our own bodies normally harbor trillions of microorganisms. However, our immune system and a good balance of “good” and “bad” germs keep us from being ill, in spite of all the viruses, bacteria, fungi and other harmful substances around us.
Lately, however, a number of superbugs (microorganisms that have developed resistance to antibiotics) have emerged, which makes treatment diffi cult, especially for people who have a weakened immune systems.