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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11:00 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients and Hosts Youth-Focused Panel at 2016 International AIDS Conference

 The Elton John AIDS Foundation, its founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish attended a series of sessions, site visits and private...


10:00 ET Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Awarded $3 Million for HIV Prevention

 Researchers at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Columbia University Medical Center, have been awarded nearly $3 million...


09:00 ET Schneck Medical Center Implements the Power of Ultraviolet Technology against Hospital Infections

Schneck is one of the first hospitals in Indiana to adopt the Clorox HealthcareTM Optimum-UVTM System, adding an extra innovative precaution to its...


08:00 ET Sanofi Pasteur Ships First of its 2016-2017 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Doses in United States

 Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that its first doses of Fluzone®...


07:49 ET Kineta Secures Funding to Expand Testing of Broad Spectrum Antivirals in Zika Virus

Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the translational development of novel antiviral and immune modulating drugs announced today it...


Jul 25, 2016, 13:18 ET Mosquitoes, Beware! Penta5 USA Retains TransMedia To Create Media Buzz About Its New Non-Toxic, Independently-Tested And Validated Product That Makes Mosquitoes Lose Their Appetite For Human Blood.

Penta5 USA has retained TransMedia Group to inform consumers how its new patented mosquito repellent, MosquitoPaQ ANYTIME™ no-bite lotion,...


Jul 25, 2016, 10:22 ET Texas Children's Pavilion for Women announces first-in-Texas Zika clinic

 Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, one of the nation's premier facilities for women's, fetal and newborn health, is excited to announce a...


Jul 25, 2016, 10:15 ET Destacado epidemiólogo da su opinión sobre la presencia del virus del Zika en Puerto Rico, para educar a los viajeros

Un reconocido epidemiólogo dice que, a menos que se trate de una mujer embarazada o que esté planeando concebir, se puede disfrutar...


Jul 25, 2016, 10:00 ET El Salvador's battle with Zika the focus of Newsy Original Series, "Zika's Untold War"

 Uncovering the role church and government play in combating the spread of Zika virus in Central America, the Newsy Original...


Jul 25, 2016, 08:39 ET Leading Epidemiologist Weighs In On Zika In Puerto Rico To Help Educate Travelers

 An esteemed epidemiologist says, unless you are pregnant or planning to conceive, you can have a worry-free vacation in Puerto Rico. Echoing...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:45 ET Media Briefing and Q&A with Leading Researchers on Zika Virus and Diagnostic Testing

Leading researchers will discuss the global impact and role of diagnostic testing for the Zika virus as well as how the timing of infection affects...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:55 ET CDC awards $60 million to help states and territories battle Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin making awards totaling nearly $60 million to states, cities, and territories to...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:30 ET Antibodies Market: North America's Revenue Share to Reach 44% in 2016

High rate of product approvals, combined with rising adoption of therapeutic antibodies in developing economies is positively influencing the...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:30 ET Gillette expert changes travel plans amid Zika concerns, cautions Olympic travelers

 A Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare physician is cautioning those who are traveling to the Olympics in Rio to take extra care and...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:21 ET Se amplía el programa de acceso mundial VIH de Roche

El programa de acceso mundial VIH de Roche se amplía para incluir soluciones de plataforma automatizada de próxima generación Los...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:30 ET The Scripps Research Institute Leverages Powerful End-to-End DDN Storage to Help Reveal Secrets to New Medical Treatments

 DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world's largest independent organizations...


Jul 21, 2016, 07:30 ET US Animal Vaccines Industry Key Growth Factors, Trends, Size, Demand and Opportunities

The US Animal Vaccines Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Animal Vaccines...


Jul 20, 2016, 15:51 ET GSK ships 2016-17 seasonal influenza vaccines for US market

 GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] announced today it has begun shipping quadrivalent vaccine doses to US healthcare providers, following licensing and...


Jul 20, 2016, 15:01 ET Census Bureau: Annual Update for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base in its 30th Year

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: This annual update of the interactive global resource on the prevalence of...


Jul 20, 2016, 10:05 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR Announce Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) are today announcing the first two...


Jul 20, 2016, 09:00 ET EpiBiome Accepted into Stanford's StartX Accelerator Program

EpiBiome, a precision microbiome engineering company working to curb the growing threat of multi-drug-resistant "superbugs" by eliminating the use...


Jul 20, 2016, 08:28 ET Das HIV Global Access Programm von Roche wird um die nächste Generation automatisierter Plattformlösungen erweitert

Die cobas® Systeme mit hohem Durchsatz unterstützen die Optimierung des Arbeitsflusses in Umgebungen mit beschränkten Ressourcen...


Jul 20, 2016, 07:56 ET Le Programme d'accès mondial Roche HIV s'élargit afin d'inclure les solutions de plate-forme automatisées de prochaine génération

  Les systèmes cobas® à haut débit contribuent à optimiser le flux de travail pour les milieux aux ressources...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall Start Downtown Release of Friendly™ Aedes

Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall today start the release of Friendly™ Aedes mosquitoes in downtown Piracicaba, Brazil. São Judas is the...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Oxitec y el Ayuntamiento de Piracicaba inician las liberaciones del Aedes Amigable™ en el centro de la ciudad

El proyecto ampliado comienza el martes 19 de julio. São Judas es el primer barrio céntrico en el que se liberará el mosquito que...