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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15 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Vtesse Completes Enrollment of Phase 2b/3 Pivotal Clinical Trial of VTS-270 in Niemann-Pick Type C1 Disease

Vtesse, Inc. announced today that its registrational study of investigational drug VTS-270 in Niemann-Pick Type C1 disease (NPC) is fully enrolled....


15 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Vtesse schließt die Rekrutierung für die klinische Phase-IIb/III-Studie von VTS-270 bei der Niemann-Pick-Krankheit Typ C1 ab

Das Unternehmen erwartet 2018 die Veröffentlichung der Topline-Ergebnisse und den Abschluss der Einreichung bei den Behörden Vtesse, Inc. gab...


15 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Vtesse completa el reclutamiento del ensayo clínico de Fase 2b/3 de VTS-270

- Vtesse completa el reclutamiento del ensayo clínico central de Fase 2b/3 de VTS-270 para la enfermedad de Niemann-Pick tipo C1 La Compañía...


15 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Vtesse termine le recrutement de l'essai clinique pivot de phase 2b/3 du VTS-270 dans la maladie de Niemman-Pick de type C1

La société prévoit de partager des données fiables et de terminer les demandes réglementaires en 2018 Vtesse, Inc. a annoncé aujourd'hui...


14 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET IsoPlexis Adds Infectious Disease Pioneer Dr. David Ho to its Scientific Advisory Board

IsoPlexis Corporation (IsoPlexis), a venture capital-funded life sciences company dedicated to accelerating the fight against cancer, autoimmune...


13 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET IBM Helps Fight Dengue and Zika

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is helping Taiwan and Panama battle dengue fever and the Zika virus, two mosquito-borne illnesses that have also caused concern in...


13 Mar, 2017, 09:30 ET BiondVax Publishes Regulatory Approval Strategy for Novel Universal Flu Vaccines in Future Virology Journal

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


13 Mar, 2017, 07:15 ET Aethlon Medical Announces The Conclusion Of Hemopurifier Clinical Study

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), a therapeutic technology company focused on unmet needs in global health and biodefense, announced today that...


11 Mar, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 11: Deadly Influenza

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DEADLY INFLUENZA Profile America — Saturday, March 11th. One of the...


10 Mar, 2017, 11:03 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Drug-Resistant Super Bugs, Daylight Saving Time, Spring Cleaning, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


09 Mar, 2017, 14:31 ET Researchers hone in on when, where Zika virus attacks

The Zika virus attacks tissues in the nervous system, male and female reproductive and urinary tracts, muscles, joints and lymph nodes, and...


09 Mar, 2017, 13:33 ET Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. Releases Facts On Kaput Feral Hog Bait

Over the past month there have been many press articles on the new feral hog bait approved by the EPA. In 2000, product development of Kaput Feral...


09 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Audentes Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOLD), a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing gene therapy products for patients...


09 Mar, 2017, 01:00 ET Innovative Supply Chain Information Platform Will Help Prepare for Next Pandemic

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and NEC Corporation (NEC)announced on March 9 their collaboration for the development of the first...


08 Mar, 2017, 10:29 ET TRIANNI Signs Collaboration Agreement with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for use of The Trianni Mouse Platform

Trianni, Inc. ("TRIANNI") announced today that it has finalized a non-­exclusive license agreement with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center...


08 Mar, 2017, 10:20 ET FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to CSRA's DynPort Vaccine Company for Plague Vaccine

CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) today announced that a plague vaccine being developed by its subsidiary, DynPort Vaccine Company LLC (DVC), was granted...


08 Mar, 2017, 08:42 ET PolyPid Announces Receipt of Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) Designation from FDA for D-PLEX™ in Post-Cardiac Surgery Sternal Infection

PolyPid Ltd., an emerging clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development of a post-surgical anti-infective...


08 Mar, 2017, 02:00 ET Successful Clinical Results for Genedrive® HCV Assay

External Validation Studies Show Sensitivity of Greater Than 99% and Specificity of 100% for Hepatitis C Assay Designed for Decentralised Use in...


07 Mar, 2017, 10:37 ET PolySkope Labs Announces AOAC PTM Submission of the World's First Comprehensive Multiplex Pathogen Detection Method for Food Safety Industry

PolySkope Labs, a company that develops novel multiplex food safety assays, announced today they have submitted for regulatory approval the world's...


07 Mar, 2017, 08:30 ET Climb the Ladder of Success with Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Infection Prevention & Control

Simione Healthcare Consultants has released its fourth of seven updates in a series on the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...