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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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...


Apr 22, 2016, 22:03 ET CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk

 CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with...


Apr 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Kineta Presents Promising New Data on Novel Lassa Fever Antiviral and Broad Spectrum Innate Immune Antivirals

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


Apr 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Delta Foundation Announces Mylan CEO Heather Bresch as First-ever CEO to Participate in Pittsburgh Pride Equality March

The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies,...


Apr 22, 2016, 00:01 ET International Survey Released for World Meningitis Day Shows Parents Feel They Don't Know Enough About the Disease and its Consequences

An international survey conducted by GSK and released for World Meningitis Day shows gaps in the knowledge parents feel they have about...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:05 ET Cepheid Announces Partner Distribution Agreement With Medline

Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced an agreement with Medline, the largest privately held distributor of healthcare products in the United...


Apr 21, 2016, 15:54 ET FreshLoc Launches New App Enabling Healthcare Professionals to View Measurements at the Equipment

FreshLoc Technologies, Inc., leader in temperature monitoring specializing in healthcare launches an ALL NEW APP for FreshLoc users to see an...


Apr 20, 2016, 16:25 ET City of West Hollywood is "PrEPped" to End HIV with Launch of New Awareness Campaign

The City of West Hollywood is launching a comprehensive public-awareness campaign to inform the community about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, known as...


Apr 20, 2016, 10:35 ET US Phytotherapy Reports Significant Efficacy in Initial Studies on Dengue Virus

 US Phytotherapy Inc. ("USPI") today announces that it has completed crucial research in confirming efficacy of its drug candidate for...


Apr 19, 2016, 16:26 ET PPMD Applauds House Committee for Recognizing Importance of Intermediate Clinical Endpoints (ICE) in FDA Reviews

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), commended the...


Apr 19, 2016, 11:00 ET Protein Sciences Corporation, Sinergium Biotech and Mundo Sano Announce Zika Vaccine Partnership

 Protein Sciences Corporation (headquarters: Meriden, CT, USA), manufacturer of Flublok® influenza vaccine, Sinergium Biotech...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:30 ET doTERRA Donates to Build Women's Clinic in Hepatitis B-Impacted South Africa

For many families in Senegal, the lack of proper health care leads to poor health, infection, and an inability to treat illnesses. One report...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:00 ET Advances in Inhaled Drug Delivery Offer Major Benefits to Patients, Chief Scientific Officer for Pulmatrix Explains in Article

 Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: PULM) announced today that its Chief Scientific Officer, David L. Hava, PhD, has written an article in ONdrugDelivery...


Apr 19, 2016, 06:00 ET ContraVir Doses First Subject in Phase 1b Clinical Study of CMX157 for Treating Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

 ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted...


Apr 18, 2016, 19:34 ET Black Lives Matter: What's PrEP got to do with it?

 There have been major developments in both treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. in recent years and one of the most promising ones...


Apr 18, 2016, 16:08 ET SC Johnson Continues Educating Consumers About Mosquito Protection

 SC Johnson, the world's leading manufacturer of pest control products, is using its 60 years of insect expertise to educate consumers as the...


Apr 18, 2016, 13:55 ET Angelini confirma su compromiso en el área de control de infecciones y enfermedades infecciosas

Angelini es un líder de grupo internacional en el sector farmacéutico de Rx y OTC centrado en dolor y desórdenes inflamatorios,...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:00 ET Tuberculosis Bacteria Build "Edible" Havens in Immune Cells

Bacteria that cause tuberculosis trick immune cells meant to destroy them into hiding and feeding them instead. This is the result of a study led...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Aridis Pharmaceuticals Strengthens Board of Directors with Former Wyeth (now Pfizer) President of R&D Robert Ruffolo, Jr.

Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company applying proprietary technologies to produce novel therapies for infectious diseases,...


Apr 18, 2016, 07:25 ET Angelini confirme son engagement en matière de prévention des infections et de traitement des maladies infectieuses

Angelini est un groupe international leader dans le domaine de la recherche pharmaceutique (Rx) et des médicaments génériques...