Having an operation this summer? Your risk of getting an infection is up to 29% higher, study finds

Patients going under the knife this summer are more at risk of catching a post-surgery infection, new research reveals.

Warm weather increases the risk of surgical site infections, according to a new study.

Researchers found that surgical procedures carried out when temperatures hit 32°C (90°F) or higher are up to 29 percent more likely to end in infection.

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