The procedures in the healthcare setting involve contact of medical devices with a patient?s body. A major risk of all procedures is the introduction of pathogenic microorganisms by the medical device causing infection in the patient rather than the success of the procedure. The resulting infection not only affects the patient, further it could be transmitted to other people and the environment.
Are the viruses causing infectious diseases in humans are entirely new, and they didn?t exist in the past? Or the viruses always coexisted with us, and suddenly started infecting humans? Rather viral infectious diseases were occurring in humans in some parts of the world, but global travel and media exposure made you connect with it?
Is it a coincidence that some of the dreadful viral disease outbreaks in the last 20 years such as SARS, MERS, Ebola, Marburg, Nipah, Hendra including the latest COVID-19 are all attributed to the bats?? It is not a random fact that the bats are hypothesized to be the natural reservoir of the above mentioned […]