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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Jan 03, 2017, 08:00 ET FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Assay

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's HIV-1...


Jan 03, 2017, 07:00 ET Soligenix Announces Extension of Development Agreement with Emergent BioSolutions

Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing...


Jan 02, 2017, 03:00 ET BiondVax Receives $US 2.8 Million Investment From Angels High Tech Investments Ltd.

Investor Shares BiondVax Vision of Commercializing World's First Universal Flu Vaccine BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV)...


Dec 28, 2016, 12:00 ET AOA Survey Finds 42% of Americans Believe Getting Sick is Inevitable During Cold and Flu Season

A new survey, conducted online by Harris Poll, on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association, finds 42 percent of Americans believe...


Dec 23, 2016, 00:31 ET BioNet Received Thai FDA Approval of the World's Only Available Recombinant Monovalent Acellular Pertussis (aP) Vaccine

BioNet-Asia announced today that its first recombinant acellular Pertussis booster vaccine containing a proprietary genetically-detoxified...


Dec 22, 2016, 15:09 ET Roche lance le test cobas® CT/NG sur les systèmes cobas® 6800/8800 dans les marchés acceptant le marquage CE

Le nouveau test à haut débit permet une collecte d'échantillons élargie et augmente l'efficacité in vitro. Roche (SIX : RO, ROG; OTCQX :...


Dec 22, 2016, 13:00 ET Roche führt cobas® CT/NG für Systeme cobas® 6800/8800 in Märkten mit CE-Zeichen ein

Neuer Test mit hohem Durchsatz ermöglicht vermehrte Probenbearbeitung und steigert die Laboreffizienz Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) hat...


Dec 22, 2016, 13:00 ET Roche lanza cobas® CT/NG en los sistemas cobas® 6800/8800 en mercados que aceptan la Marca CE

El nuevo test de alto rendimiento ofrece muestras ampliadas y permite un aumento de la eficacia de laboratorio Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX:...


Dec 22, 2016, 12:17 ET doTERRA Donates to The Life Group LA

The infection of the HIV virus has caused a worldwide epidemic for over 30 years, leaving millions without proper HIV care to lose their lives. For...


Dec 21, 2016, 22:39 ET Green Cross Receives WHO Prequalification for GCFlu Quadrivalent

Green Cross Corporation (Green Cross) (KRX: 006280), a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, announced today that World Health Organization (WHO)...


Dec 21, 2016, 09:25 ET Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act and its Potential Implications on Biodefense

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), today released the following note authored by its Chairman and CEO, Jim Joyce. Last week, President Obama...


Dec 21, 2016, 07:00 ET Largest study ever conducted of Lyme disease finds both early diagnosis and better treatment essential for patients to get well

Although an early diagnosis of Lyme disease can improve the chance of recovery for patients, it doesn't necessarily mean they are out of the woods....


Dec 20, 2016, 13:14 ET Elusys Therapeutics Announces Publication Of Data Establishing The Adult Human Dose For Its Inhalational Anthrax Antitoxin, ANTHIM® (obiltoxaximab) Injection

Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys) today announced that the company published data and analyses used to determine the intravenous adult human dose...


Dec 20, 2016, 10:33 ET Archives Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine To Publish First Peer-Reviewed Special Journal Issue Devoted To The Zika Virus

Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, the award-winning medical journal published by The College of American Pathologists (CAP),...


Dec 20, 2016, 10:27 ET Logicalis US to Government CIOs: Digital Enablement is the Key to a More Efficient, Productive Social Services System

One of the least discussed, yet most significant problems for state and local government today is the management of social worker caseloads....


Dec 20, 2016, 10:00 ET Majority of States Score 6 or Lower Out of 10 Indicators in Report on Health Emergency Preparedness

In Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism, 26 states and Washington, D.C. scored a six or lower on 10 key...


Dec 20, 2016, 09:36 ET Penn Dental Medicine Study Finds Link between HIV Treatment and Neuronal Degeneration

Antiretroviral drugs, such as protease inhibitors, have been life-changing therapies in treating HIV/AIDS, but they can present a double-edged...


Dec 20, 2016, 05:00 ET Il primo grande studio europeo sull'epatite virale mette in luce gravi lacune nelle politiche

ELPA presenta gli spiazzanti risultati del rapporto Hep-CORE 2016 Il cinquantadue percento (52%) dei censiti paesi europei (25) e del bacino del...


Dec 20, 2016, 05:00 ET La première grande étude européenne sur l'hépatite virale rapporte de graves lacunes dans les politiques

L'ELPA présente les conclusions accablantes du rapport Hep-CORE 2016 Cinquante deux pour cent (52 %) des pays européens (25) et du bassin...


Dec 20, 2016, 05:00 ET El primer estudio importante europeo sobre la hepatitis vírica muestra vacíos graves en las políticas

La ELPA presenta los duros descubrimientos del 2016 Hep-CORE Report El cincuenta y dos por ciento (52%) de los países europeos (25) y de la...