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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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...


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...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:30 ET IDRI & NanoPass Sign Agreement to Develop an Intradermal rvRNA-Based Zika Virus Vaccine

Zika remains a major public health threat, and its devastating neurological effects on newborns and infants are still being unraveled. More than...


Feb 10, 2017, 07:31 ET Vioguard, Inc. Names New Chief Executive

Vioguard, Inc., the industry leader in ultraviolet light disinfecting solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced David Schultz has been...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:44 ET Survey Finds Peer Pressure Influences Hand Washing

Sometimes peer pressure can produce positive results. A recent survey reveals that Americans are more likely to wash their hands after using a...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Leading Diabetes and High Profile Healthcare Leaders Join Livongo's Clinical Advisory Board: Dr. Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, MPA; Dr. Anne L. Peters, MD; Dr. Richard V. Milani, MD, FACC, FAHA; William Polonsky, PhD, CDE; and Susan Weiner, CDE

Livongo Health, the leading consumer digital health company focused on empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier...


Feb 06, 2017, 09:25 ET Aethlon Medical To Host Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Investor Call On February 10, 2017

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), today announced that it will host its Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 investor conference call and webcast on...


Feb 06, 2017, 06:33 ET Altimmune to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference

Altimmune, Inc., a clinical stage immunotherapeutics company targeting infectious diseases, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Bill...


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