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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Dec 13, 2016, 14:47 ET Study Finds Zika Virus Replicates and Persists in Fetal Brains and Placentas

Zika virus can make thousands of copies of itself in fetuses' brains and in the placentas of pregnant women, which may help explain how the virus...


Dec 13, 2016, 08:30 ET Spotlight Innovation Obtains Exclusive, Worldwide License from Florida State University Research Foundation to Commercialize Therapeutics for Zika Virus Infection

Spotlight Innovation Inc. (OTCQB: STLT), a pharmaceutical company advancing technologies designed to address rare, emerging and neglected diseases,...


Dec 12, 2016, 05:00 ET Forge Therapeutics Announces Novel Antibiotic Presentation at the American Society of Microbiology Conference on Antibacterial Development

Forge Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that new preclinical data on its novel class of antibiotic targeting LpxC for treating infections by...


Dec 09, 2016, 15:46 ET Flu vaccine coverage remains low this year

As of early November, only about 2 out of 5 people in the United States reported having gotten this season's flu vaccine, yet flu vaccine offered...


Dec 08, 2016, 13:02 ET SC Johnson de Manaus nomeada melhor lugar para se trabalhar em 2016

A SC Johnson, fabricante de marcas como Glade®, Raid® e Mr Muscolo®, anunciou hoje que sua instalação de produção em Manaus, Brasil, foi...


Dec 08, 2016, 13:00 ET SC Johnson Manaos, nombrada una de las Mejores Empresas para Trabajar de 2016

SC Johnson, la creadora de marcas de confianza como Glade®, Raid® y Mr Muscolo®, anunció hoy que su fábrica en Manaos, Brasil, fue reconocida como...


Dec 08, 2016, 12:59 ET SC Johnson Manaos, nombrada una de las Mejores Empresas para Trabajar de 2016

SC Johnson, la creadora de marcas de confianza como Glade®, Raid® y Mr Muscolo®, anunció hoy que su fábrica en Manaos, Brasil, fue reconocida como...


Dec 08, 2016, 12:58 ET SC Johnson Manaus Named A 2016 Best Workplace

SC Johnson, maker of trusted brands like Glade®, Raid® and Mr Muscolo®, today announced its manufacturing facility in Manaus, Brazil has...


Dec 07, 2016, 20:24 ET Americas Influenza Vaccines Market, Persons Vaccinated, Brand Analysis and Forecast to 2021

The influenza vaccines market in Americas is anticipated to reach nearly US$ 3 Billion by 2021. Influenza is a highly communicable disease and...


Dec 07, 2016, 15:45 ET 2016-2021 Emerging US Point-of-Care/POC Infectious Disease Market: Physician Offices, Group Practices, Emergency Rooms, Ambulatory Care Centers, Surgery Centers, Birth Centers--Supplier Shares

This new 795-page report from VPGMarketResearch.com contains 61 tables, and provides a comprehensive analysis of the POC infectious disease testing...


Dec 06, 2016, 21:05 ET Licenders Brings Professional Lice Treatment Services to Brooklyn

Licenders is bringing their 100% all-natural lice removal service to Brooklyn. This new location in Park Slope at 203 13th Street was specifically...


Dec 06, 2016, 14:51 ET SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising HIV-Prevention Products

SRI International has been awarded a contract of up to $150 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and...


Dec 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Year in Review: Secretary Murphy Highlights State Efforts in Keeping Pennsylvanians Healthy in 2016

As 2016 concludes, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today reflected on the accomplishments of the Department of Health (DOH) in the past...


Dec 06, 2016, 09:30 ET PERFORMACIDE® meets the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for the Environmental Control of Candida auris

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI) announced today the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that drug resistant...


Dec 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Crothall Healthcare's Infection Prevention Powerhouse Summit Seeks New Solutions to Prevent HAIs

Seeking a new, industry-wide approach to help prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), Crothall Healthcare will host its inaugural...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:30 ET XTL Biopharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results & Provides Clinical and Operational Update

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTLB.TA) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing its lead...


Dec 05, 2016, 22:03 ET Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2016

Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2016 Summary Global Markets Direct's latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:45 ET OstriGen Announces New Study Using Ostrich Antibodies in the Treatment of C. Difficile Infection

OstriGen Inc. is announcing a collaborative study with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), on the use of orally administered ostrich...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:32 ET CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic Encourage Families to Get Their Flu Shots During National Influenza Vaccination Week

During National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 4-10), CVS Pharmacy is reminding families nationwide that it's not too late to receive a flu shot...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:08 ET SystemOne and FIND announce collaboration for connected diagnostics

SystemOne (Boston, USA and Johannesburg, South Africa) and FIND (Geneva, Switzerland) have announced a collaboration to advance the connectivity of...