Sunday, November 29, 2009

H1N1 Measures Curb C. Difficile In Quebec

Photo: A health worker applies disinfectant to her hands at a Montreal hospital. (CBC)

From CBC News:

The fight against the swine flu seems to be having another positive effect in Quebec hospitals — combating the deadly C. difficile bacteria, Dr. Alain Poirier, the province’s chief public health officer, said Friday.

Last month, Quebec hospitals registered their lowest rate of infections from C. difficile in five years. And the swine flu pandemic may be partially responsible, Poirier said.

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My Comment: Cleanliness and disease .... another example (among many) that proves that there is a correlation.

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