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 27, 2017, 05:37 ET More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention

America's biopharmaceutical companies are continuing the fight to conquer the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which can develop into...


Jun 26, 2017, 16:19 ET Professor Michael Wilson Receives IPA Lifetime Achievement Award in Antimicrobial PDT Research

At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Professor Michael Wilson was the recipient of the 2017 LIFETIME...


Jun 26, 2017, 14:10 ET To Avoid Mosquitoes: Get Smart!

June 25 marked the start of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (NMCAW). The mosquito experts from the SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science...


Jun 26, 2017, 12:36 ET Custom Ultrasonics, Inc. Receives Resumption of Manufacturing Letter from FDA

During the week of April 24, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted an inspection at Custom Ultrasonics' manufacturing facility in...


Jun 26, 2017, 08:15 ET Aethlon Medical To Release 2017 Fiscal Year End Financial Results and Host Conference Call on June 28, 2017

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


Jun 23, 2017, 10:00 ET To Avoid Mosquitoes: Get Smart!

With temperatures rising and more people heading outdoors for summer fun, the mosquito experts from the SC Johnson Institute of Insect...


Jun 23, 2017, 09:20 ET Roche receives FDA approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay --allowing detection of infection with high sensitivity and specificity

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the Elecsys HIV combi PT...


Jun 22, 2017, 13:30 ET The Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act is Irredeemable, would eliminate 12 Percent of CDC's Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

The below is a statement from John Auerbach, president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation...


Jun 22, 2017, 10:09 ET Life at Ground Zero: The Story of the West African Ebola Outbreak

What was it like at ground zero of the worst outbreak of Ebola in history? This month, CDC's David J. Sencer Museum will be the first U.S. museum...


Jun 22, 2017, 10:07 ET Superior Protection by Flublok® Influenza Vaccine in Seniors Documented in New England Journal of Medicine

Protein Sciences Corporation announced the publication of clinical trial results comparing Flublok® Quadrivalent – the quadrivalent version...


Jun 21, 2017, 11:02 ET AIDSVu Maps Illustrate Disproportionate Burden of New HIV Infection among Youth and Communities of Color

Today, AIDSVu released new interactive maps illustrating the impact of HIV across the United States, showing that two-thirds of all new HIV...


Jun 21, 2017, 08:30 ET Tru-D SmartUVC to Exhibit at Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference

Tru-D SmartUVC will join members of Premier at the Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC, June 27-30, 2017....


Jun 20, 2017, 15:49 ET Poll: Majority of Americans Acknowledge Ticks as a Health Threat, But Few Try to Prevent Bites

In the war on tick-borne diseases, overconfidence is putting humans at a disadvantage, according to osteopathic physicians, who stress the need to...


Jun 20, 2017, 08:40 ET First Tru-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot Deployed in Montgomery

Jackson Hospital has added a new member to its team to proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections. The new addition,...


Jun 19, 2017, 23:21 ET Infection Control Market is expected to reach USD 258.3 billion by 2025

Highlights - The global infection control market is expected to reach USD 258.3 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...


Jun 19, 2017, 10:17 ET Antimicrobial Working Group Members to Participate in 2017 BIO International Convention Panel

The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG) announced today that Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., Chairman of AWG and President and Chief Executive Officer of...


Jun 19, 2017, 10:10 ET NanoBio And Porton Biopharma Receive Approval To Advance Next Generation Anthrax Vaccine

NanoBio Corporation today announced the progression of a novel intranasal anthrax vaccine into a pre-clinical IND-enabling toxicology study funded...


Jun 19, 2017, 07:00 ET European Investment Bank (EIB) Supports Late-Stage Development and Production of BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Candidate Under Horizon 2020 Initiative

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV), developer of the Universal Flu Vaccine candidate...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:30 ET Johnson & Johnson Innovation Announces New Collaborations Advancing Ground-Breaking Biomedical Innovation Around the Globe

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC today announced new collaborations that seek to develop potential treatments for diseases in urgent need of...


Jun 14, 2017, 10:51 ET Blood Testing and Typing Market Exceeds $2 Billion: Report

The total global market for blood testing and typing products used in blood banking/donations of pooled blood reached $2.6 billion...


Jun 14, 2017, 09:00 ET DanDrit Biotech Announces New Therapeutic Research Strategy

DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc. ("DanDrit" or the "Company") (OTCQB: DDRT) is pleased to announce that on June 6, 2017, Mr. Rene Sindlev and Mr. Torben...


Jun 14, 2017, 08:00 ET Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Bring Real-World Evidence to Infection Risk Management to Help Medical University of South Carolina Reduce Infection Risk in the OR

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC)* today announced they are working with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)...


Jun 13, 2017, 11:41 ET Clean Hands Safe Hands Secures Investment from SC Johnson

Clean Hands Safe Hands LLC (CHSH) today announced it has closed a Series A financing round with SC Johnson. The investment will be used to expand...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:10 ET Needle-free Injection Linked to Increasing Workplace Flu Shot Compliance

PharmaJet® Inc., the maker of needle-free injection technology, announced today that ONdrugDelivery published their study, entitled...


Jun 13, 2017, 09:00 ET SystemOne Partners with BluSense Diagnostics

SystemOne, the leader in global health disease surveillance for rapid detection and response, recently announced its partnership with...