Video. New research carried out in the South could help wipe out the winter vomiting bug norovirus, saving hundreds of lives. Scientists from the University of Southampton have discovered that copper kills the bug almost instantly.
Experts say if the surfaces we touch constantly like door handles, taps and stair rails are made with the metal, it would drastically reduce the spread of infections. Christine Alsford spoke to Professor Bill Keevil from the University of Southampton and a norovirus patient Serena Spencer-Jones.
More top news
Bournemouth all but sealed promotion to the top-flight for the first time in their history with a 3-0 win against Bolton.
Police say they're increasingly concerned for the safety of a missing autistic teenager from Sussex
Simon's Blog - Animal Magic