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RMIT researchers have developed a new antibacterial fabric that can kill a range of infectious bacteria, such as E coli, within 10 minutes.

The discovery could significantly reduce the risk of deadly hospital-acquired infections and revolutionise the way the medical industry deals with infection control.
Secondary infections are a serious and potentially deadly complication for hospital patients.
Antibacterial fabrics do not allow nasty disease-causing bacteria to stick to and grow on their surface – creating an infection free environment.
Associate Professor Vipul Bansal from RMIT University’s School of Applied Sciences,

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