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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Jun 08, 2016, 06:40 ET Verbesserung der Wirkung von HIV-Medikamenten durch Tat-Impfung

Eine in Südafrika durchgeführte, klinische Phase-II-Studie hat bestätigt, dass die therapeutische Tat-Impfung gegen HIV/AIDS...


Jun 08, 2016, 06:39 ET Améliorer l'effet des médicaments contre le VIH en utilisant le vaccin Tat

Un essai clinique de phase II réalisé en Afrique du Sud a confirmé que le vaccin thérapeutique Tat contre le VIH/SIDA peut...


Jun 07, 2016, 19:34 ET Se necesita un mejor manejo del agua para prevenir brotes de enfermedad del legionario

Según el informe Signos Vitales de los CDC publicado hoy, un manejo más eficaz del agua podría haber prevenido la mayor parte de los...


Jun 07, 2016, 17:27 ET Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease Applauds CDC's New Guidelines

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines in the fight to prevent Legionnaires' disease. The publication...


Jun 07, 2016, 14:23 ET BTAN Los Angeles and Bienestar "Black, Brown and Beyond: Building Our Future"

 In recognition of the 35th anniversary of the first reported HIV/AIDS cases in the United States and LGBT Pride Month in Los Angeles, the...


Jun 07, 2016, 13:00 ET American Green Technology™ Launches New Brand and Logo for VidaShield™

American Green Technology (AGT), an innovator in healthcare and industrial lighting products, is introducing the Company's new product brand...


Jun 07, 2016, 12:11 ET Better water system maintenance needed to prevent Legionnaires' disease outbreaks

 More effective water management might have prevented most of the Legionnaires' disease outbreaks CDC investigated from 2000 through 2014,...


Jun 07, 2016, 10:21 ET Los mosquitos y las enfermedades que transmiten: expertos recomiendan controlarlas con mallas contra insectos

 Mientras las noticias sobre el virus del Zika siguen haciendo titulares, expertos en salud recomiendan tomar medidas de precaución, entre...


Jun 07, 2016, 10:21 ET Mosquitoes And Diseases They Carry: Experts Say Control With Insect Screening

 As news of the Zika virus continues to dominate headlines, health experts recommend taking precautionary measures, including installing insect...


Jun 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Can-Fite Submits Psoriasis Phase III Protocol and Registration Plan to EMA for Piclidenoson (CF101)

 Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs being...


Jun 06, 2016, 10:30 ET entrotech life sciences appoints former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu as Medical Director

 entrotech life sciences (ELS) announced that public health advocate and former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu (M.D., M.P.H,...


Jun 06, 2016, 08:30 ET The Pioneer in UV Disinfection to Exhibit at APIC

 Tru-D SmartUVC, the pioneer in the UV disinfection space, will attend APIC, June 11-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. APIC delivers the largest...


Jun 06, 2016, 08:00 ET SELLAS™ Life Sciences Announces Exciting Results for Galinpepimut-S, the Company's WT1 Vaccine, in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM), as Presented at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

 SELLAS™ Life Sciences Group (SELLAS™), a development-stage biopharmaceutical company with its main focus on developing innovative...


Jun 06, 2016, 01:49 ET Frontier Biotech's Long-acting HIV-1 Fusion Inhibitor Albuvirtide Meets 48-Week Primary Objective: Interim Results of a Phase 3 Trial

Frontier Biotechnologies Inc. today reported that a phase 3 clinical trial (TALENT Study) of its lead product albuvirtide meets primary objective...


Jun 05, 2016, 13:00 ET New Campaign Features Top YouTube And Social Media Stars To Educate Young People About Latest In HIV/AIDS

 "Girl, no! You cannot get HIV like that!," exclaims YouTube star Todrick Hall in a new video for HIV BEATS, an upbeat and informative new...


Jun 04, 2016, 18:39 ET Sepsis Alliance Mourns Loss of Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali to Sepsis at Age 74

 Sepsis Alliance joins with billions of people around the world in mourning the death of Muhammad Ali, the boxing legend known as "The...


Jun 03, 2016, 14:07 ET CVS Health Offering Measles Vaccine to Residents in Arizona's Maricopa and Pinal Counties

 As Arizona public health officials work to stop the spread of a measles outbreak, CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is offering measles-mumps-rubella...


Jun 03, 2016, 08:00 ET Novartis data show Gilenya® had significantly greater patient retention compared to iDMTs in relapsing-remitting MS

 Novartis today announced data from a randomized, prospective, Phase IV, open-label study that demonstrated patient retention rate with...


Jun 02, 2016, 16:25 ET Walnuts May Improve Your Colon Health

 Eating walnuts may change gut bacteria in a way that suppresses colon cancer, researchers led by UConn Health report in the journal Cancer...


Jun 02, 2016, 15:03 ET PDI Healthcare Announces New Product Demos at APIC 2016

 PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced it will host two new product demonstrations, as well as its 9th...