A surprising number of people are catching pneumonia or urinary tract infections in hospital, a new Australian study shows for the first time.
Fungal diseases can be life-threatening for people living with HIV, cancer patients and those admitted to hospital.
Withdrawing funding for hospital errors might reduce costs, but won't remove the causes of errors.
The poor quality of hand sanitisers in Kenya poses a health concern. If this market remains unregulated these products might encourage the undetected transmission of infectious pathogens in hospitals.