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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Jul 25, 2017, 04:00 ET Mesa Biotech to Present at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference

Mesa Biotech, Inc., a privately-held, molecular diagnostic company that has developed a testing platform designed specifically for point-of-care...


Jul 25, 2017, 03:00 ET End AIDS Coalition Creates Unprecedented Collaboration at "Tipping Point" in AIDS Epidemic

Today at the International AIDS Conference on HIV Science, leaders in the global AIDS response and Kenneth Cole, American fashion designer, amfAR...


Jul 24, 2017, 10:01 ET Country with world's highest HIV prevalence is now controlling its HIV epidemic

New findings from Swaziland, supported by the Swazi Ministry of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the...


Jul 24, 2017, 08:01 ET Shionogi Announces Positive Top-Line Results for S-033188 Phase 3 Study (CAPSTONE-1) in Otherwise Healthy Influenza Patients

Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (hereafter "Shionogi") has announced that S-033188, a novel cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor targeting influenza,...


Jul 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Eiger Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 LIMT HDV Study of Pegylated Interferon Lambda in Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of targeted therapies for rare diseases, today...


Jul 21, 2017, 09:30 ET Reminder: Novavax to Host an RSV F Vaccine Update Conference Call and Webcast on July 24, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) today announced it will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. ET. Novavax...


Jul 20, 2017, 13:00 ET Vaccines and Influenza Drugs Market to Grow 10.24% CAGR by 2022 Says a new Research at ReportsnReports

Influenza Drugs and Vaccines Market - By Drugs (Zanamivir, Oseltamivir Phosphate, Peramivir), By Vaccine (Trivalent, Quadrivalent) - Analysis By...


Jul 20, 2017, 06:30 ET BiondVax Reports Positive Phase 2b Clinical Trial Results for its Universal Flu Vaccine

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), and the UNISEC consortium today reported statistically significant positive results from...


Jul 19, 2017, 19:24 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...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:00 ET Kiehl's 8th Annual LifeRide for amfAR Calls Attention to Rise of HIV Diagnoses in Young People

Since 2010, Kiehl's Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care, has used a fleet of motorcycles to make...


Jul 18, 2017, 21:30 ET Anti-Infective Vaccines Market at 8.42% CAGR by 2021 Analysis by Disease and Vaccine Type at New Research in ReportsnReports

Global Anti-Infective Vaccine market is projected to exhibit a CAGR of over 5.88% during 2016 - 2021, on account of rising incidences of typhoid,...


Jul 18, 2017, 19:06 ET mRNA Vaccines & Therapeutics 2017: an industry analysis of technologies, pipelines, stakeholders and deals

mRNA Vaccines & Therapeutics 2017: an industry analysis of technologies, pipelines, stakeholders and deals Read the full report:...


Jul 18, 2017, 14:08 ET FDA approves Vosevi for Hepatitis C

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vosevi to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 without cirrhosis...


Jul 18, 2017, 11:59 ET Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Joins Global Leaders in Pledging Additional Support for Fight to Eradicate Polio

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba joined Gates Foundation Co-Chairman Bill Gates and other members of the Global...


Jul 18, 2017, 11:12 ET New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report released today by the Centers for Disease...


Jul 18, 2017, 08:30 ET New Thermo Scientific Samco Leakproof Vials Offer Enhanced Sample and User Safety

A new series of leakproof vials has been developed to provide sample protection and user safety by enabling correct cap application every time. The...


Jul 17, 2017, 20:29 ET Latin America Immunodiagnostics Analyzers and Reagents Market 2021: A 7-Country Analysis--Supplier Strategies, Volume and Sales Forecasts, Technology and Instrumentation Review

This new 7-country report from VPGMarketResearch.com is available by country, market segment, section, or individual test. Download the full...


Jul 17, 2017, 12:23 ET Sanofi Pasteur Ships First of its U.S. Influenza Vaccine Doses for 2017-2018 Season

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


Jul 14, 2017, 12:11 ET Department of Health Alerts Public of Possible Measles Exposures in State College

Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today alerted residents of State College Borough, Centre County, that...


Jul 14, 2017, 09:47 ET Mariana Geralde is Recipient of 2017 Basic PDT Research Excellence Award

COIMBRA, Portugal, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Mariana Geralde was...


Jul 13, 2017, 22:36 ET The Top 200 Developers of In-Vitro Diagnostics Tests for Cancer & Infectious Diseases

Did you know? - Lewis Stuart is Vice President, Sales & Marketing, U.S. Breast/Colon at Genomic Health, Inc.. - Beijing Wantai Biological...


Jul 12, 2017, 16:03 ET Biocom Applauds Passage of FDA Reauthorization Act

Biocom, the association representing the California life science industry, issued the following statement regarding passage of H.R.2430, the FDA...


Jul 12, 2017, 11:30 ET SW Safety Solutions Receives Global Dermatological Accreditation From Skin Health Alliance

SW Safety Solutions, Inc., the personal protective equipment industry leader in providing high quality, comfortable and durable single-use hand...


Jul 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Power of Korea ICT, Leading international cooperation to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

KT's international solution of preventing and blocking the world health crisis through telecommunication operator's Big Data has been successfully...


Jul 12, 2017, 07:30 ET Le moustique Friendly™ Aedes d'Oxitec reçoit une évaluation positive pour la norme européenne en matière de santé humaine et d'environnement

Le RIVM conclut à un risque négligeable concernant les moustiques Friendly™ Aedes d'Oxitec Le Haut Conseil des biotechnologies en France...