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Hospital curtains could be the breeding ground of dangerous bacteria

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

Curtains are used in the hospital for patient privacy but according to a recent study, these curtains are often contaminated with bacteria. The freshly laundered curtains were contaminated were minimal but after hanging them, they were increasingly contaminated over time as they are not changed frequently. The study was performed in Regional burns/plastic unit of the Health Services center in Canada.