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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Aug 31, 2017, 17:05 ET Travelers Seek Guidance As Hurricane Harvey Moves Up Gulf Coast

As Texas continues to battle the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey; forecasters predict the rain will carry on as the remnants of this storm travel...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:48 ET CDC urges early recognition, prompt treatment of sepsis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative to protect Americans from the...


Aug 31, 2017, 08:19 ET PolyU Discovers a Newly Emerged Superbug - Hyper-resistant and Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong...


Aug 31, 2017, 07:30 ET Allergy Diagnostics Market Worth 5.74 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Allergy Diagnostics Market by Products (Assay Kits, Immunoassay & Elisa Analyzers, Luminometers,...


Aug 31, 2017, 07:30 ET Dual-Listed BiondVax to Voluntarily Delist from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), developer of the universal flu vaccine candidate M-001, today announced that its Board...


Aug 31, 2017, 07:30 ET BiondVax Provides Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Update

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


Aug 31, 2017, 03:58 ET Valneva Interview du PDG - Résultats du premier semestre 2017 (video)

Valneva SE, société de biotechnologie dédiée au développement, à la production et à la commercialisation de vaccins innovants, publie ses...


Aug 31, 2017, 03:56 ET Valneva CEO Interview - Half Year 2017 Earnings (video)

Valneva SE, a leading European biotech company specializing in innovative vaccines, reports earnings for the first half of 2017. Thomas...


Aug 30, 2017, 10:00 ET Global Lateral Flow Assay Market 2016-2022: Alere, Inc. (U.S.) Dominated the Market in 2016

The "Lateral Flow Assay Market by Product, Application, Technique, End User - Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to Research and...


Aug 29, 2017, 17:04 ET FDA approves first U.S. treatment for Chagas disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to benznidazole for use in children ages 2 to 12 years old with Chagas...


Aug 29, 2017, 15:46 ET Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology Debuts With Checkpoint Bins at Akron-Canton Airport

One opportunity for extending cleanliness at airports is the set of bins used in security checkpoint lines. Today, in a first among the world's...


Aug 29, 2017, 01:32 ET Paradigm Shifts in Asia Healthcare Ecosystem Drive Future of IVD Industry

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) industry is undergoing major transformations. Paradigm shifts in the Asian healthcare ecosystem...


Aug 24, 2017, 15:18 ET Most U.S. teens are getting cancer-preventing vaccine

Six out of 10 U.S. parents are choosing to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for their children, according to a report published in this...


Aug 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Albertsons Companies pharmacies provide more to patients than just the flu vaccine this season

Albertsons Companies pharmacies have annual flu vaccinations in stock and are reminding customers that while they are getting vaccinated, it's a...


Aug 24, 2017, 08:10 ET IDRI To Continue Development Of Inhalable TB Drug Candidate

IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute), on behalf of the Lilly TB Drug Discovery Initiative, announces it has entered into an agreement with...


Aug 23, 2017, 08:30 ET Medizone International Announces a Change in the Board of Directors

Medizone International, Inc. (OTCQB: MZEI) the developer of AsepticSure®, a revolutionary disinfection technology that combines ozone and hydrogen...


Aug 22, 2017, 12:21 ET Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Welcome Gradual Boost from Technology Advancements and Consumer Awareness of Benefits

The global antimicrobial coating market for medical devices is experiencing steady growth. Technology advancements, consumer awareness of the...


Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 ET RayVio UV LED Technology Available Worldwide from Digi-Key

RayVio's portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:51 ET FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection

As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has made available a panel...


Aug 17, 2017, 14:00 ET Kroger, The Little Clinic and Feeding America Team Up for the Second Year to Fight Influenza and Hunger with One Shot, One Meal Campaign

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announces its second annual health and wellness campaign, One Shot, One Meal, in partnership with The Little Clinic and...