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Ants eat away womans eye in hospital

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I think I may be even more diligent in checking the state of the clinical room on Monday after reading this :D


The Science Bit:
The ants are attracted to the high levels of glucose in the fluids produced by wounds of patients with poorly-controled diabetes.


In-patients rely on family members staying with them in hospital to stop this sort of thing happening.
And I mean sleeping on the floor beside their bed.
Stepping around sleeping relatives used to be quite a common occurance for me at one point in my career 8O


We should be grateful for some aspects of the NHS at least.
 

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