Infection Control Find the newest stories covering infection and disease control in hospitals, care homes, and the general population. This section contains information on testing, monitoring, treatment options, vaccine development and distribution, as well as new policy decisions and best practices. Also included are announcements of educational and awareness campaigns. Follow new advances in infection control and prevention with releases about new study results and updated statistical data and analysis.

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12:59 ET First Systematic Study of Deadly, Antibiotic-Resistant Fungus Reported

The deadly fungus, Candida auris, which has been found in hospitals, is resistant to entire classes of antimicrobial drugs, limiting treatment...


09:25 ET Aethlon Medical CEO Note: Bill Gates on the Threat of Bioterrorism

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), today released the following note authored by its Chairman and CEO, Jim Joyce. In a chilling address at the...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:17 ET Hair Fairies Opens Newest Salon in Atlanta

In Atlanta, it seems everyone has a chance to express their personalities. Music, art, fashion, and culture intertwine to create an expressive and...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET New study of antibiotic use on farms and antibiotic resistant Salmonella pathogens shows the need for more robust farm to fork research

A team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Charleston VA Medical Center Research Service recently...


Feb 22, 2017, 22:13 ET Global Female Condoms Market 2017-2021

Female Condoms A female condom is a birth control device that acts as a barrier to prevent sexual fluids from entering the vagina during...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Applied Silver Appoints New Clinical Advisor

Applied Silver, the maker of SilvaClean®, today announced the appointment of Sue Barnes to the company's advisory board. Ms. Barnes is the...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation Will Introduce Open Road And Survival Pictures' New Film The Promise And Accompanying Awareness/Fundraising Venture At Its 25th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

At the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)'s 25th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party to be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at West Hollywood...


Feb 22, 2017, 06:59 ET BD Veritor™ System Meets FDA's New Performance Requirements for Rapid Influenza Antigen Detection Tests

Effective Feb. 13, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reclassified antigen based rapid influenza virus antigen detection systems...


Feb 21, 2017, 06:14 ET Un nouveau guide aide les pays à évaluer les options de financement de la vaccination

Un nouveau guide de ressources intitulé Immunization Financing: A Resource Guide for Advocates, Policymakers, and Program Managers...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:33 ET Flu Vaccine Market Will Be Unchanged by 48% Effectiveness of Vaccine This Year: Research Firm

On Friday the CDC announced that this season's flu vaccine was 48% effective. Segment growth, the growing obesity challenge and delivery systems...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Viriom Reports Positive Findings in Phase IIb Study of Elpida® as Compared to Efavirenz in Combination with TDF/FTC at CROI 2017

Viriom, Inc. announced the top-line results of its Phase IIb comparator study of Elpida® versus Efavirenz (EFV) in combination with...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:43 ET Department of Health Reports Seoul Virus Infection in Pennsylvania Pet Rat; No Confirmed Human Infections to Date

Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced that one pet rat in a Pennsylvania home-based breeding facility has tested positive for the...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:09 ET Medicines360 y Allergan anuncian una asociación con centros de salud para atender los embarazos no intencionales en áreas impactadas por el Zika

Medicines360, una empresa farmacéutica sin fines de lucro dedicada a la salud de la mujer, con la misión de extender el acceso a medicinas...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:56 ET With Flu Activity High, Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians It's Not Too Late To Get Flu Shot

The Department of Health is reminding everyone in Pennsylvania that there is still time to get immunized against the flu as the number...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:15 ET Windtree Therapeutics' Aerosolized KL4 Surfactant Reduces Lung Inflammation and Improves Survival in a High-Pathogen Avian Influenza Preclinical Study

Windtree Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: WINT), a biotechnology company focusing on developing aerosolized KL4 surfactant therapies for respiratory...


Feb 15, 2017, 18:30 ET Le vaccin PfSPZ de Sanaria offre un niveau élevé de protection contre les infections paludiques naturelles au Mali

Dans un rapport publié aujourd'hui dans The Lancet Infectious Diseases, intitulé « Safety and efficacy of PfSPZ Vaccine against Plasmodium...


Feb 15, 2017, 18:30 ET La vacuna PfSPZ de Sanaria proporciona protección eficaz contra las infecciones de malaria naturales en Mali

En un informe publicado hoy a través de The Lancet Infectious Diseases (Safety and efficacy of PfSPZ Vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum via...


Feb 15, 2017, 18:30 ET Impfstoff PfSPZ von Sanaria bietet signifikanten Schutz vor Malariainfektionen in Mali

In einem heute in der wissenschaftlichen Fachzeitschrift The Lancet Infectious Diseases veröffentlichten Bericht (Safety and efficacy of...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:15 ET Global Dengue Fever Partnering 2010 to 2017

Summary Provides understanding and access to the dengue fever partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:02 ET Indian Influenza Market By Product Type (Vaxigrip, Influvac)-Forecast 2020

The Indian Influenza market has reported a remarkable growth in recent years, and is presenting ample opportunities to the industry's players. With...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:01 ET FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® Hepatitis C Quant Dx Assay

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Spotlight Innovation Licenses Additional Anti-Zika Virus Compounds

Spotlight Innovation Inc. (OTCQB: STLT) today announced that it has entered into a second license agreement with the Florida State University...


Feb 15, 2017, 07:00 ET Medicines360 And Allergan Announce Partnership With Health Centers To Help Address Unintended Pregnancies In Areas Impacted By Zika

Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company with a mission of expanding access to quality medicines, and Allergan plc...


Feb 14, 2017, 19:00 ET Theratechnologies Announces New Data from the Pivotal Phase III Trial of HIV Monoclonal Antibody and Long-Acting Investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab

Theratechnologies Inc. (Theratechnologies) (TSX: TH) announced today that additional secondary efficacy and safety endpoint results from the...


Feb 14, 2017, 15:50 ET Molecular Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Global Molecular Diagnostics Market: Overview This report on the molecular diagnostics market studies the current and future prospects of the...