A customer uses a hand disinfectant station at the Ocean Terminal shopping centre in, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Picture

Superbugs are now becoming resistant to alcohol-based hand sanitisers and disinfectants

Recent strains of the dangerous VRE bacteria are more likely to survive exposure to disinfectant alcohol than strains collected just a few years earlier, researchers warn

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A customer uses a hand disinfectant station at the Ocean Terminal shopping centre in, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Picture
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