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 05, 2016, 08:30 ET WellCare Reminds Parents about Importance of Well-Child Visits

Every parent's back-to-school list should include more than just new school supplies and clothes. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) is...


Aug 04, 2016, 19:40 ET Ginecólogo del sur de la Florida enfatiza la necesidad de poner en perspectiva el riesgo del virus del Zika

El Dr. Jason James, jefe de Obstetricia y Ginecología del Baptist Hospital de Miami, exhortó a los viajeros a seguir las pautas de los...


Aug 04, 2016, 16:17 ET PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial and Operational Results

PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against anthrax, today reported its financial and...


Aug 04, 2016, 11:00 ET Research on Zika, CRISPR, and Programmable Bio-Nano-Chips Draws 20,000 Attendees to 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

 AACC welcomed thousands of medical professionals and healthcare leaders at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in...


Aug 04, 2016, 10:28 ET South Florida Gynecologist Echoes Need To Put Risk Of Zika In Perspective

 Dr. Jason James, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baptist Hospital in Miami, called on travelers to follow the Centers for Disease...


Aug 04, 2016, 09:57 ET Local Spread of Zika Identified in the United States - Emergency Physicians Prepare

 The nation's emergency physicians continue to closely monitor and prepare for the evolving situation regarding the Zika virus, which recently...


Aug 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Integrated DNA Technologies Supports Brazilian Research Team's Biocontrol Method for Zika Virus

Integrated DNA Technologies ("IDT") is donating reagents to Eliminate Dengue Brazil to help combat the spread of Zika virus (ZIKV) in Brazil. The...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:25 ET First Next-Generation Sequencing Test for HIV Drug Resistance Could Help Combat AIDS Worldwide

 Research announced today at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo demonstrates that a first-of-its-kind...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:00 ET N1 Technologies, Inc. Files New Biotech Patent

 The directors and management of N1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: NTCHF) announced today that the company has filed a new Biotech Patent with...


Aug 03, 2016, 08:09 ET Center for Disease Control's Confirmation of the Zika Virus From "Local Mosquitoes" in the U.S. Raises Unprotected Sex Risk, Reports AfterPill.com

 AfterPill.com is reporting that this week's alert by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) over the spread of the Zika Virus by "local...


Aug 03, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 3: Immunization Month

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: IMMUNIZATION MONTH Profile America — Wednesday, August...


Aug 02, 2016, 14:45 ET Anti-Microcephaly Vaccine-Blocker Candidate: Based on Zika Virus Gene Replikins in Human Fetal Microcephaly

 Following the report earlier this month that significant mutations have been detected in Zika gene structures*, Replikins, Ltd. Canada...


Aug 02, 2016, 12:50 ET FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION: FDA Researchers Advance Science for Vaccines to Prevent Mumps and Whooping Cough

 In a light-filled lab at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a collection of small containers are growing the bacteria that cause whooping...


Aug 02, 2016, 10:00 ET J. Craig Venter Institute and University of California San Diego Release New Report: "Policy and Regulatory Issues for Gene Drives in Insects," to Aid Scientists, Regulators and Others in Approaches to Safely Advance this Promising Area of Science

The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) Policy Group and researchers at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego), today released a new...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:38 ET Is US HIV Testing Day duplicable for China?

Beijing Marr Bio-Pharmaceutical Co. (Marrbio) reports a discussion, whose topic was the necessity to establish HIV Testing Day in China, has just...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:09 ET LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation offentliggör sina första pristagare

LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation ("LUI Che Woo-priset" eller "priset") offentliggjorde idag sina allra första tre...


Aug 02, 2016, 06:30 ET Global Market of Infectious Disease Diagnostics is Estimated to Reach US$ 1503.8 Mn by 2024

PMR projects the global infectious disease diagnostics market to witness moderate growth during the forecast period 2016-2024. APAC will continue...


Aug 01, 2016, 16:51 ET CDC issues travel guidance related to Miami neighborhood with active Zika spread

New assessments of mosquito populations and test results this past weekend by Florida public health officials, as part of a community survey in the...


Aug 01, 2016, 16:15 ET Alere Opens New Diagnostics Manufacturing Facility in India

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art diagnostics manufacturing...


Aug 01, 2016, 14:00 ET Cantel Medical Acquires Accutron, Inc.

CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN), a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services, today...