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 01, 2016, 01:00 ET New Idylla™ Ebola Virus Triage Test Granted Emergency Use Authorization by U.S. FDA

 As part of Johnson & Johnson's commitment to combat Ebola, Janssen Pharmaceutica NV today announced that the Idylla™ Ebola Virus...


May 31, 2016, 16:16 ET ¡Celebremos el décimo aniversario de ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® en New York!

Este sábado 4 de junio del 2016, la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos y la Federación Hispana presentan el décimo...


May 31, 2016, 16:11 ET Let's Celebrate ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10th Year Anniversary in New York!

This Saturday, June 4, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Hispanic Federation present the 10th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get...


May 31, 2016, 16:01 ET BiondVax Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Update

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


May 31, 2016, 15:41 ET Let's Celebrate ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10th Year Anniversary in New York!

This Saturday, June 4, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Hispanic Federation present the 10th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get...


May 31, 2016, 15:33 ET ¡Celebremos el décimo aniversario de ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®!

 Este sábado 4 de junio del 2016, la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos y la Coalición para la Salud Hispana de Chicago...


May 31, 2016, 15:21 ET Oxitec extiende la solución de control de vectores en Brasil

Oxitec y el Ayuntamiento de Piracicaba han completado hoy la expansión del "Proyecto del Aedes aegypti Amigable", que ha durado varios...


May 31, 2016, 15:02 ET Let's Celebrate ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10th Year Anniversary!

This Saturday, June 4, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition present the 10th Annual ¡Vive...


May 31, 2016, 14:00 ET Oxitec Expands Vector Control Solution in Brazil

Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall have today finalized their multi-year expansion of the 'Friendly Aedes aegypti Project' to cover an area of...


May 31, 2016, 10:00 ET Los gobiernos se encaminan hacia la eliminación de la hepatitis viral para el año 2030

El 28 de mayo, 194 Estados Miembro llevaron a cabo un compromiso histórico para eliminar la hepatitis viral para el año 2030. En la...


May 31, 2016, 09:00 ET ViiV Healthcare and the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) to Collaborate on Fast-Track Cities

Collaboration will focus on 16 cities where HIV is highly prevalent and will help monitor progress towards the attainment of UNAIDS 90-90-90 and...


May 31, 2016, 09:00 ET Improving Healthcare Worker Skin Health Is The Focus Of The 2016 GOJO Symposium

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is holding its 43rd Annual Conference June 11-13, 2016, in...


May 31, 2016, 08:00 ET Governos a caminho de eliminar a hepatite viral até 2030

 Em 28 de maio, 194 estados-membros firmaram um compromisso histórico para eliminar a hepatite viral até 2030. Na 69a...


May 31, 2016, 07:00 ET FDA Grants Soligenix "Fast Track" Designation for SGX943 for the Treatment of Melioidosis

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


May 30, 2016, 03:15 ET L'OMS recommande un test de diagnostic rapide de la tuberculose ultrarésistante

Le 12 mai 2016, l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) a publié une recommandation pour l'emploi du test de diagnostic rapide de la...


May 30, 2016, 03:15 ET La OMS recomienda la prueba rápida para la tuberculosis resistente extensivamente

El 12 de mayo de 2016 la OMS publicó una recomendación para el test de tuberculosis rápido de la compañía Hain...


May 26, 2016, 14:21 ET FACT SHEET: Bayer Joins Forces with the CDC Foundation to Combat the Zika Virus

 Bayer, a global Life Science company dedicated to healthcare and agriculture, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...


May 26, 2016, 13:55 ET NIAID Selects ATCC to Lead Multimillion-Dollar Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Biological Resource Repository Program

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded ATCC, a global leader in biological materials management and...


May 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Symbiomix Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Phase 3 Trial of SYM-1219 for Bacterial Vaginosis, and Pre-NDA Meeting with FDA Supportive of 2016 NDA Filing

 Symbiomix today announced positive results from the second pivotal trial of lead product candidate SYM-1219 (secnidazole) for the treatment of...


May 26, 2016, 07:30 ET Ionis Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on IONIS-TTR Rx Program

 Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) today provided an update on the IONIS-TTRRx program.  Ionis is currently evaluating...