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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05 May, 2017, 11:59 ET The CDC's new strategy to get doctors and nurses to clean their hands

As a group, healthcare professionals clean their hands less than half of the times they should. For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...


04 May, 2017, 16:20 ET Southern Research Initiates Intensive TrainSafe Biosafety Training Program

Newswise -- Southern Research is launching a new biosafety training center as the centerpiece of an advanced program called TrainSafe to teach...


04 May, 2017, 10:28 ET L'autotest de dépistage du VIH INSTI, de bioLytical, reçoit l'approbation du Ministère kényan de la santé

L'autotest de dépistage du VIH INSTI reçoit l'approbation du KMLTTB bioLytical Laboratories, l'un des principaux fabricants mondiaux de tests...


04 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Tru-D SmartUVC Proven to Reduce Bioburden in Operating Rooms

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, Ultraviolet-C light as a means of disinfection anesthesia workstations,...


04 May, 2017, 08:33 ET Test Shows Cotton Towels Breeding Ground for Life-Threatening Bacteria, 99.8% Bug-Resistant Microfiber Alternative Hits the Consumer Marketplace From Laguna Blue

According to the National Institutes of Health, the antibiotic-resistant MRSA bacteria kills more people than HIV. A laboratory test conducted by...


04 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Alere Inc. Announces Modifications of Consent Solicitations for Alere Inc.'s Notes

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company") announced today certain modifications to the previously announced consent solicitations relating to the...


03 May, 2017, 22:38 ET CVS Health Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Hawaii Residents Following Recall of Contaminated Fish

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is encouraging unvaccinated Hawaii residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine after imported frozen raw tuna (Ahi) cubes...


03 May, 2017, 21:03 ET Theratechnologies Partner Submits Biologics License Application for HIV Monoclonal Antibody and Long-Acting Investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab

Theratechnologies Inc. (Theratechnologies) (TSX: TH) today announced that its partner, TaiMed Biologics, Inc., has completed the submission of a...


02 May, 2017, 12:01 ET Richard S. Isaacs, MD, to Assume Roles of Executive Director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and President and CEO of Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

The Permanente Medical Group and Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group announced that Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS, will officially assume the roles...


02 May, 2017, 11:49 ET Terumo BCT anuncia el ganador del premio Advancing Apheresis 2016 y abre las candidaturas para la edición de 2017

Terumo BCT financia una beca de 10.000 dólares para el Hospital Universitario Aarhus con la que solucionar problemas de acceso venoso Terumo...


02 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Honored with 17 Environmental Excellence Awards for Leadership in Health Care Sustainability

In recognition of its groundbreaking achievement and innovation in health care sustainability, Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated...


02 May, 2017, 09:45 ET Terumo BCT annonce le lauréat du « Advancing Apheresis Award » 2016 et accepte d'ores et déjà les candidatures pour 2017

Terumo BCT accorde un financement de 10 000 dollars à l'hôpital universitaire d'Aarhus pour relever les défis de l'accès à la voie veineuse...


02 May, 2017, 08:42 ET Clean Light Laboratories Revolutionizes Cleaning and Convenience with New Safe Sanitizing, Charging and Locking Storage System

Clean Light Laboratories is excited to announce the launch of UVee Everything™, a revolutionary UV-C sanitizer that banishes 99.9% of bacteria from...


02 May, 2017, 07:19 ET Terumo BCT gibt den Gewinner des 2016 Advancing Apheresis Award bekannt; Bewerbungen für 2017 werden ab sofort angenommen

Terumo BCT gewährt dem Universitätsspital von Aarhus für die Bewältigung von Herausforderungen bei Venenzugang einen Zuschuss von $ 10.000 USD...


02 May, 2017, 05:00 ET HealthTell, Inc. Launches New Pre-Clinical Services Business

HealthTell today announced it will be launching a new business segment to service the pre-clinical drug discovery market. Preview into HealthTell's...


01 May, 2017, 18:40 ET Terumo BCT anuncia al ganador del Premio Advancing Apheresis, edición 2016; comienza a recibir solicitudes para 2017

Terumo BCT, una compañía global fabricante de aparatos médicos, anunció hoy que un equipo de Aarhus University Hospital (AUH), ubicado en Dinamarca...


01 May, 2017, 16:59 ET Terumo BCT anuncia o ganhador do Prêmio para o Desenvolvimento da Aférese 2016 e abre inscrições para 2017

A Terumo BCT, a empresa líder global na fabricação de dispositivos médicos, anunciou hoje que uma equipe do Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) na...


01 May, 2017, 15:02 ET National Coalition of STD Directors: Despite STDs Surging to 20-Year High, Congress Cuts FY '17 STD Funding

Over the weekend, Congress completed final negotiations on federal funding for the current fiscal year and included a $5 million cut to federal...


01 May, 2017, 14:00 ET Quest Diagnostics and PeaceHealth Complete Transaction to Increase Access to Innovative, High-value Diagnostic Information Services in the Pacific Northwest

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, and PeaceHealth, a mission-based not-for-profit...


01 May, 2017, 11:43 ET Terumo BCT Announces 2016 Advancing Apheresis Award Winner; Opens Applications for 2017

Terumo BCT, a global medical device manufacturing company, announced today that a team from the Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) in Denmark led by...