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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Jul 11, 2017, 10:00 ET Oxitec Launching Friendly™ Aedes Project in Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Oxitec Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), today announced Oxitec do Brasil has signed a contract to launch the...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:45 ET Gold Standard in UV Disinfection to Exhibit at Annual HealthTrust University Conference

The pioneer in the UV disinfection industry, Tru-D SmartUVC, will join members of HealthTrust at the organization's upcoming University Conference...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:45 ET CLJI Worldwide's VIBLOK Addresses Unmet Need in Prevention of Herpes Simplex Virus Transmission in Men and Women

CLJI Worldwide reports strong recruitment for the VIBLOK Safety And perFormancE Trial (SAFE Trial). Please see here for additional information...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:30 ET Spero Therapeutics to Participate in Anti-Infectives Panel Discussions at the 2017 Infectious Disease Summit

Spero Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company founded to develop novel therapies to treat bacterial infections, announced today that...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:00 ET Nektar Presents New Preclinical Data for NKTR-358, a First-in-Class Regulatory T Cell Stimulator, at 13th World Congress of Inflammation in London

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) today announced positive preclinical results for NKTR-358, a first-in-class resolution therapeutic for...


Jul 07, 2017, 10:01 ET State and Territorial Health Leaders Commend Selection of Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald for CDC Director

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) commends the Administration for nominating Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald to serve as...


Jul 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes Mosquito Receives Positive Evaluation for European Standard in relation to Human Health and the Environment

The National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands today published its "Technical evaluation of a potential...


Jul 05, 2017, 08:00 ET Recordati Rare Diseases Introduces New PANHEMATIN® (Hemin for Injection) Dosage Strength for Treatment of Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)

Recordati Rare Diseases Inc., a biopharmaceutical company committed to providing orphan therapies to underserved rare disease communities in the...


Jul 05, 2017, 08:00 ET La vacuna recombinante contra Influenza Flublok® Tetravalente demuestra mayor eficacia en adultos de 50 años y mayores

Laboratorios Liomont anunció que ya están disponibles los resultados del primer estudio con Flublok® Tetravalente, el cual fue publicado en la...


Jul 05, 2017, 07:12 ET Roche presenta la primera prueba diagnóstica de detección del VIH-1 y el VIH-2 para los sistemas cobas® 6800 y 8800

- Roche presenta la primera prueba diagnóstica de detección cualitativa del VIH-1 y el VIH-2 totalmente automatizada y con marcado CE para los...


Jul 04, 2017, 15:22 ET Roche bringt den ersten vollautomatischen, qualitativen, diagnostischen Test für HIV-1/HIV-2 mit CE-Kennzeichnung auf cobas® 6800/8800 Systemen auf den Markt

- Er unterscheidet zwischen HIV-1 und HIV-2 Infektionen zur sicheren Behandlung von Infektionen mit HIV-Subtypen - Die nennenswerte Verringerung...


Jul 04, 2017, 15:11 ET Roche lance le premier test diagnostic qualitatif VIH-1/VIH-2 marqué CE entièrement automatisé sur les systèmes cobas® 6800/8800

- Ce test différencie entre les infections VIH-1 et VIH-2 pour traiter les patients en toute confiance en fonction du sous-type d'infection VIH -...


Jun 30, 2017, 10:00 ET To Avoid Mosquitoes: Get Smart!

We are in the final days of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (NMCAW). The mosquito experts from the SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:00 ET To Avoid Mosquitoes: Get Smart!

We are in the middle of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (NMCAW). The mosquito experts from the SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for...


Jun 29, 2017, 08:30 ET DelMar Pharmaceuticals Joins National Brain Tumor Society's Research Roundtable

DelMar Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: DMPI) ("DelMar" and the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new cancer therapies,...


Jun 28, 2017, 16:01 ET BiondVax's CEO Provides First Half 2017 General Corporate Update

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), developer of the Universal Flu Vaccine candidate M-001, today provided a general...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:27 ET Professor Tayyaba Hasan Receives IPA Award for Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy

At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Professor Tayyaba Hasan was the recipient of the 2017 AWARD FOR...


Jun 28, 2017, 13:00 ET Founders of Philadelphia Biotech Enterin Inc. Discover Link Between Upper GI Tract Infections and Parkinson's Disease

Michael Zasloff, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Founder, Chairman and CEO of...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET GenePOC annonce un accord de distribution exclusif avec Cardinal Health pour le marché américain

GenePOC annonce qu'avec la signature d'une entente de distribution exclusive, Cardinal Health devient son partenaire commercial pour couvrir le...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET GenePOC annonce un accord de distribution exclusif avec Cardinal Health pour le marché américain

GenePOC annonce qu'avec la signature d'une entente de distribution exclusive, Cardinal Health devient son partenaire commercial pour couvrir le...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET GenePOC annonce un accord de distribution exclusif avec Cardinal Health pour le marché américain

GenePOC annonce qu'avec la signature d'une entente de distribution exclusive, Cardinal Health devient son partenaire commercial pour couvrir le...


Jun 28, 2017, 08:00 ET GenePOC Announces an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Cardinal Health Covering the US Market

GenePOC, Inc. (GenePOC), a member of the Debiopharm Group, is proud to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with...


Jun 27, 2017, 14:34 ET Jussie Smollett Puts His Money Where His Activism Is; Raises $40,000 To Fight HIV/AIDS In Black Communities

When you ask Jussie Smollett—one of the breakthrough stars from Fox's uber-successful TV show Empire—how he wants to be introduced, he always leads...


Jun 27, 2017, 10:00 ET Global Infection Control Market 2014-2017 & 2025 - Focus on Equipment, Disinfectors, Sterilization Equipment, Services, Consumables

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Infection Control Market Analysis By Type (Equipment, Disinfectors, Sterilization...


Jun 27, 2017, 08:00 ET American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Launches Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS to Help Address Teen Under-Vaccination

The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation today announced the launch of Highlight on VACCINATIONS 4 TEENS, a new program that...