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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May 03, 2016, 08:00 ET EJAF Chairman David Furnish: "State and Federal Governments Must Stop Criminalizing HIV"

 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a global leader in the fight to end AIDS, formally calls upon all federal, state, and local governments...


May 03, 2016, 08:00 ET Cepheid to Webcast Upcoming Financial Presentations

Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that its executives will be speaking at the following conferences, and invited investors to participate via...


May 02, 2016, 23:45 ET CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk

 As a precaution, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is expanding its voluntary recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and...


May 02, 2016, 15:53 ET Puerto Rico Dedicated To Containing Zika, Welcomes Tourists Confirms Puerto Rico Tourism Company

 With the Zika virus making headlines around the world, Puerto Rico has implemented a comprehensive program to protect its nearly four million...


May 02, 2016, 15:10 ET Increases in Ebola and Zika Gene Replikin Counts for 2012 and 2013 Gave 1-3 Year Warning Before their Respective Outbreaks in 2014 and 2015

 Replikins, Ltd. today announced the provision of a new information service, Replikins Surveillance™, that can provide advance...


May 02, 2016, 08:55 ET Pharos Biologicals Conducting Tests of a Novel Zika Vaccine

 Pharos Biologicals, LLC (Pharos) has been awarded the exclusive worldwide licenses for a patented Lysosome-Associated Membrane Protein (LAMP)...


May 02, 2016, 08:45 ET Aethlon Medical (AEMD) CEO Note: Hemopurifier Clinical Progression, USA Today on the Next Zika, Combating Bioterror & Pandemic Threats

 Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), today released the following note authored by its Chairman and CEO, Jim Joyce. At present, we are...


May 02, 2016, 06:00 ET Health Tech Startup Offering Cutting-Edge, Subscription-Based STD/HIV Testing Launches Indiegogo Campaign

 Mately, a health tech startup that is seeking to upend a decades-old STD testing model, announces today the launch of its crowdfunding...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:57 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: "Don't Wait. Vaccinate."

The Department of Health (DOH) today partnered with the Scranton School District to kick off its 2016 "Don't Wait. Vaccinate." campaign. Secretary...


Apr 28, 2016, 19:21 ET Zika Test from Quest Diagnostics Authorized by the FDA for Emergency Use

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it has received a U.S....


Apr 28, 2016, 15:26 ET Mosquitoes 2016: New Survey Says Americans Don't Follow CDC And Expert Advice About Protecting Themselves, Families And Pets From Mosquitoes

 Despite recent news that Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that can carry Zika, Chikungunya and other viruses, has spread to 30 states, the majority...


Apr 28, 2016, 11:59 ET GOJO Supports World Health Organization's SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Annual Global Campaign

 The World Health Organization (WHO) annually marks May 5th with its SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:21 ET Kalorama: Chinese Blood Testing Market an Opportunity for IVD Vendors

 The blood testing market in China reached 275 million dollars, according to Kalorama Information and The Freedonia Group in a recent...


Apr 27, 2016, 17:18 ET BiondVax Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results and Update

 BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:47 ET Kalorama: Expect More Zika Assays

 Emergency approvals of PCR and immunoassay-based Zika tests and the allocation of federal funds for more testing suggest more products are...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:56 ET Provant Announces Expansion of Retail Access Network for Biometric Screening and Flu Vaccination Services

 Workplace well-being leader Provant today announced the expansion of its retail access network for biometric screening and flu vaccination...


Apr 26, 2016, 12:16 ET The Freedonia Group: US Demand for Infection Prevention Products & Services to Exceed $27 Billion

US demand for infection prevention products and services is forecast to expand 4.9 percent annually to $27.6 billion in 2020.  Increasing...


Apr 25, 2016, 10:27 ET Kalorama: Late Flu Season Impacts Vaccine Orders, Sales

 This year's flu season started later than it has during the previous three flu seasons, according to Kalorama Information, slightly affecting...


Apr 25, 2016, 10:18 ET Nurse Practitioners Lead Effort to Immunize Children in Ecuador and Guatemala

 Dr. Kathy Wheeler, PhD, RN, APRN, NP-C, FNAP, FAANP, a nurse practitioner and member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:09 ET New campaign seeks to eliminate HIV / AIDS stigma among Latinos

 In an effort to eliminate the stigma around HIV / AIDS in the Latino community, Pinyon Foundation and Hispanic Communications Network-La Red...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:09 ET Nueva campaña busca eliminar el estigma del VIH/SIDA entre latinos

 A fin de ayudar a eliminar el estigma del VIH/SIDA entre la comunidad latina, la Fundación Pinyon y La Red Hispana-Hispanic...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:55 ET BD Collaborates with Sight Diagnostics to Introduce Parasight Malaria Detection Device in India

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) today announced a collaboration with Sight Diagnostics Ltd. (SightDX), to introduce the Parasight Malaria...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:52 ET Marking World Malaria Day, Moskeeto Armor Announces Aggressive Push to Address This Crisis

 As the world comes together on April 25, World Malaria Day, to shed light on the ever-present malaria epidemic, Moskeeto Armor will step up...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:00 ET Angola Capital Investments Supports Development Of Hepatitis B And Malaria Vaccines

Angola Capital Investments (ACI), a leading international investment firm headquartered in Angola, announced a donation to Bluoshen specifically to...


Apr 25, 2016, 06:05 ET Preparedness Key to Mitigating Malaria Risks

- Each year, up to 30,000 travelers contract malaria.1 - Imported malaria cases are on the rise.2 - Growth in international...