Disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs could become new weapon against hospital infections

Disinfectant harmless to humans could be latest weapon against hospital superbugs Scientists said Akwaton was non-irritable, odourless and effective at 'low concentrations' | UPDATED: 13:50 GMT, 8 August 2012 A disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs is poised to become the latest weapon against hospital infections.

Hundreds of transplant patients at risk from killer germ after donor organs were contaminated

Hundreds of transplant patients at risk from killer germ after donor organs contaminatedBacillus cereus bacterium found in the fluid used to transport organs from donors to recipients Effects of the bug include vomiting, stomach cramps and – in rare cases – deathExperts say there is no choice but to continue using the contaminated solution as there is no alternative | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 30 March 2012 Hundreds of transplant patients could be at risk of potentially fatal infections after the chemical used to preserve donor organs was contaminated with bacteria.