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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01 May, 2017, 18:40 ET Terumo BCT anuncia al ganador del Premio Advancing Apheresis, edición 2016; comienza a recibir solicitudes para 2017

Terumo BCT, una compañía global fabricante de aparatos médicos, anunció hoy que un equipo de Aarhus University Hospital (AUH), ubicado en Dinamarca...


01 May, 2017, 16:59 ET Terumo BCT anuncia o ganhador do Prêmio para o Desenvolvimento da Aférese 2016 e abre inscrições para 2017

A Terumo BCT, a empresa líder global na fabricação de dispositivos médicos, anunciou hoje que uma equipe do Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) na...


01 May, 2017, 15:02 ET National Coalition of STD Directors: Despite STDs Surging to 20-Year High, Congress Cuts FY '17 STD Funding

Over the weekend, Congress completed final negotiations on federal funding for the current fiscal year and included a $5 million cut to federal...


01 May, 2017, 14:00 ET Quest Diagnostics and PeaceHealth Complete Transaction to Increase Access to Innovative, High-value Diagnostic Information Services in the Pacific Northwest

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, and PeaceHealth, a mission-based not-for-profit...


01 May, 2017, 11:43 ET Terumo BCT Announces 2016 Advancing Apheresis Award Winner; Opens Applications for 2017

Terumo BCT, a global medical device manufacturing company, announced today that a team from the Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) in Denmark led by...


28 Apr, 2017, 14:40 ET Bair Hugger Lawsuit News: Federal Litigation Schedules June Conference as Deep Joint Infection Claims Exceed 1,500 Filings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Deep joint infection lawsuits involving the 3M Company's Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket continue to mount in the federal multidistrict...


28 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET BiondVax Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results and Update

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


28 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Global Health Coalition Urges G20 Pledge on Pandemics and Neglected Diseases

A coalition of global health organisations has called on the G20 to provide leadership in combating pandemics, drug resistance, and major...


28 Apr, 2017, 02:00 ET Koalition globaler Gesundheitsorganisationen drängt G20 zu Verpflichtung bezüglich Pandemien und vernachlässigten Krankheiten

Eine Koalition globaler Gesundheitsorganisationen forderte die G20 auf, die Führung in der Bekämpfung von Pandemien, Arzneimittelresistenz und...


26 Apr, 2017, 14:30 ET St. Mary's Medical Center and Children's Hospital Colorado Form Care Alliance

St. Mary's Medical Center|SCL Health (St. Mary's), the region's top hospital, and Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado), one of the...


25 Apr, 2017, 12:33 ET Can HIV-Positive Men Have a Biological Child?

Yes, HIV-positive men can have biological children. Cutting-edge Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), in conjunction with advanced treatments...


25 Apr, 2017, 11:11 ET Dr. Jan Holmgren Receives 2017 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award

Tonight, the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) will honor Dr. Jan Holmgren with the 2017 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award. Dr. Holmgren will be...


25 Apr, 2017, 10:05 ET Hain Lifescience: Diagnóstico rápido e abrangente de MDR-TB

A crescente resistência aos antibióticos exige um diagnóstico rápido e abrangente. O novo teste FluoroType MTBDR, baseado em PCR (reação em cadeia...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:15 ET Magnolia Medical Appoints Robert E. Gerberich As Chief Commercial Officer

Magnolia Medical Technologies today announced the appointment of Robert E. Gerberich as its Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Gerberich will be...


25 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Alere Launches the Alere™ Malaria Ag P.f, the First-Ever Rapid Test to Screen Malaria Infection in Asymptomatic Individuals

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced the launch of its Alere™ Malaria Ag P.f, a major technological...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:30 ET Dispatches from the Front Lines: CDC's Disease Detective Conference

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27,...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:25 ET Aethlon Medical Releases Shareholder Update

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), today released the following shareholder update authored by its Chairman and CEO, Jim Joyce. Dear...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Precision Intratumoral Delivery of DNX-2401 with the Alcyone MEMS Cannula

DNAtrix, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing virus-based immunotherapies for cancer, and Alcyone Lifesciences, a leader in neural...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Medizone International Announces Sales Agreement with Innovasource LLC

Medizone International, Inc. (OTCQB: MZEI), the developer of AsepticSure®, a revolutionary disinfection technology that combines ozone and hydrogen...


22 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Shionogi Presents Results of the First Clinical Efficacy Trial and In Vitro Data on Cefiderocol (S-649266), a Siderophore Cephalosporin

Shionogi & Co., Ltd. today announced it will present for the first time clinical trial efficacy results, as well as supportive in vitro data,...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Bruker Introduces New Clinical Microbiology Assays and Kits at ECCMID

At the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Bruker tomorrow will introduce important new clinical...


21 Apr, 2017, 05:07 ET BioNet-Asia Organized International Pertussis Symposium Celebrating its 15th Anniversary in Bangkok

BANGKOK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNet-Asia Co. Ltd organized the first International Symposium on Advances in Pertussis Immunisation...


20 Apr, 2017, 07:30 ET AbbVie's Investigational, Pan-Genotypic, Ribavirin-free Regimen of Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir (G/P) Achieved 99 Percent SVR(12) Rate in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that 99 percent (n=145/146) of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected...


19 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Leading Hispanic Organizations and National Coalition Urge Community to Take Advantage of Recommended Preventive Sexual Health Services

Today, the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH), in collaboration with leading Hispanic organizations, including California Latinas for...


19 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Las principales organizaciones hispanas y la Coalición Nacional instan a la comunidad a que aprovechen los servicios de salud sexual preventivos recomendados

Hoy la Coalición Nacional para la Salud Sexual (NCSH), en colaboración con organizaciones hispanas líderes, incluida California Latinas for...