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Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »

North Carolina man dies of Florence-related bacterial infection

North Carolina man dies from hurricane Florence bacterial infection A North Carolina man died after contracting a bacterial infection while cleaning in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Officials have issued strong warnings for residents to stay out of ocean and intracoastal waters due to heightened levels of potentially harmful bacteria caused by “massive stormwater runoff”… Read More »