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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Sep 13, 2017, 11:00 ET Boston University Research Shows RayVio UVB LED is 2.4 Times More Efficient Than Sunlight for Producing Vitamin D3 in Human Skin

Research published today in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:14 ET Mymetics to Present New Preclinical Data on Thermostable and Cold-Chain Independent Virosome based Vaccines

Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX), a pioneer in the research and development of virosome-based vaccines to prevent transmission of human...


Sep 12, 2017, 11:00 ET Dr. Tom Frieden to Lead New Global Health Initiative, Backed by $225 Million in Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resolve, a groundbreaking $225 million global health initiative and the first to be funded by three leading philanthropies - Bloomberg...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:00 ET The 5th International mRNA Health Conference to Showcase Advances in mRNA Cancer Therapy, Antibody Development and Vaccines

The 5th International mRNA Health Conference has unveiled the preliminary schedule for its two-day conference taking place on November 1-2 in...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:00 ET Global Infectious Vaccines Partnering Terms and Agreements Analysis 2010-2017 - Latest Deal Trends, Players and Financials

The "Global Infectious Vaccines Partnering Terms and Agreements 2010 to 2017: Deal trends, players and financials" report has been added to...


Sep 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation to Commemorate Its 25th Year and Honor Founder Sir Elton John During Annual New York Fall Gala

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine...


Sep 12, 2017, 07:30 ET Aethlon Medical Receives Expedited Access Pathway Designation from FDA to Accelerate U.S. Access to the Hemopurifier® as a Treatment for Life-Threatening Viruses

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


Sep 12, 2017, 05:00 ET Top 6 Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market Worth $86.2 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global Top 6 Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market is expected to reach USD 86.2 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...


Sep 11, 2017, 14:07 ET Petland Partners With CDC

Each year nearly 1.3 million Americans are infected with Campylobacter. The most likely form of infection comes from consuming chicken....


Sep 08, 2017, 10:30 ET LiceSquad.com to Launch Revolutionary #1 Time Head Lice Solution and Lice Protection Plan

INNISFIL, ON, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - It has taken 17 years and 8 million dollars in development costs to create the patented mineral that...


Sep 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Tru-D to Attend and Exhibit at AHE Exchange 2017

Tru-D SmartUVC, a leader in the UV disinfection space, will attend and exhibit at the AHE Exchange 2017, September 18-19 in Orlando, Florida. Tru-D...


Sep 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Zavante Therapeutics Announces Agreement With NIAID To Assess ZOLYD™ For Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Zavante Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies to improve the outcomes of hospitalized patients, has...


Sep 07, 2017, 15:11 ET Tests Based on Immune Reactions are a Big Business, Says Report

Market researcher Kalorama Information says that the market for immunoassays, or tests that bind antibodies to antigens to detect the presence of a...


Sep 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Forge Therapeutics And Evotec Present Efficacy Data For LpxC Inhibitor In Urinary Tract, Lung, Thigh, And Abdominal Infection Models At ASM ESCMID 2017

Forge Therapeutics, Inc., (Forge) and its strategic alliance partner Evotec AG (Evotec), announced new preclinical data today on Forge's LpxC...


Sep 06, 2017, 17:39 ET Bio-Techne Releases A Highly Sensitive and Specific Serological Assay to Detect Zika Virus Infections

R&D Systems®, a Bio-Techne brand, announced today the release of a new rapid, solid phase, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) designed...


Sep 06, 2017, 12:00 ET Walgreens Donates Funds to Support the CDC Foundation's Sustainable Healthcenter Implementation PrEP Pilot (SHIPP) Study

Following last year's impactful collaboration between Walgreens and the CDC Foundation addressing the Zika outbreak, the two organizations are once...


Sep 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Flu Vaccine Market Outlook 2024: United States Opportunity and Demand Analysis, Market Forecast 2017-2024

Bharat Book Bureau announces the addition of the report "Flu Vaccine Market Outlook 2024: United States Opportunity and Demand Analysis, Market...


Sep 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Point-of-Care Infectious Disease Diagnostics/Testing Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global point-of-care infectious disease diagnostics/testing market is expected to reach USD 1.90 billion by 2025, according to a new report...


Sep 05, 2017, 08:30 ET Enzyvant Receives FDA Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for Investigational Therapy RVT-802

Enzyvant, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative treatments for patients with rare diseases, today announced that the U.S....


Sep 05, 2017, 08:00 ET Eiger Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation Granted for Pegylated Interferon Lambda in Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of targeted therapies for rare diseases, today...


Sep 05, 2017, 03:00 ET Oxitec's Innovative Solution to Tackle Growing Diamondback Moth Pest Issue Begins Field Trials

Eco-Friendly GE Solution Overcomes Increasing Insecticide Resistance in DBM Helping Farmers to Control Damaging Pest and Increase Food...


Aug 31, 2017, 17:05 ET Travelers Seek Guidance As Hurricane Harvey Moves Up Gulf Coast

As Texas continues to battle the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey; forecasters predict the rain will carry on as the remnants of this storm travel...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:48 ET CDC urges early recognition, prompt treatment of sepsis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative to protect Americans from the...


Aug 31, 2017, 08:19 ET PolyU Discovers a Newly Emerged Superbug - Hyper-resistant and Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong...


Aug 31, 2017, 07:30 ET Allergy Diagnostics Market Worth 5.74 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Allergy Diagnostics Market by Products (Assay Kits, Immunoassay & Elisa Analyzers, Luminometers,...