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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Nov 25, 2016, 04:00 ET Eerste hiv-zelftest met CE-markering online verkrijgbaar in Nederland vanaf 1 december 2016

http://www.autotest-vih.eu Het Franse bedrijf AAZ, de fabrikant van de eerste hiv-zelftest die de CE-markering verkregen heeft, kondigt de...


Nov 24, 2016, 05:15 ET Antifungal Drugs Market Size Projected to Reach $12.6 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global antifungal drugs market was valued at USD 10.7 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach a value of USD 12.6 billion by 2025. The...


Nov 22, 2016, 10:04 ET Declaración de March of Dimes sobre el virus del Zika

La crisis del virus del Zika no llegará a su fin hasta que no se disponga de una vacuna segura y eficaz. Si bien March of Dimes saluda la...


Nov 22, 2016, 09:06 ET The #ISurvivedEbola Campaign Wins Two Shorty Awards for Social Good

The #ISurvivedEbola Campaign, produced by Vulcan Productions and PCI Media Impact, has been honored with two Shorty Awards for Social Good: Best in...


Nov 22, 2016, 08:20 ET First Successful Treatment of Dengue Fever and Dengue Shock Syndrome Using CytoSorb®

CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), highlights the first successful treatment of Dengue Shock Syndrome caused by Dengue virus infection using...


Nov 22, 2016, 07:30 ET Sandoz to donate up to USD 10 million of high-quality generic medicines annually to Americares to increase access to medicines

Sandoz today announced a collaboration to increase access to medicines by donating up to USD 10 million of stock annually to Americares, a...


Nov 22, 2016, 07:00 ET Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Spreading Across Europe and Asia; BiondVax’s Universal Flu Vaccine Candidate Also Covers these Potential Pandemic Strains

The first cases of highly pathogenic H5N6 Avian Influenza ("Bird Flu") were confirmed last week in South Korea[1]. Over 62,000 birds have been...


Nov 22, 2016, 05:00 ET New Studies Provide More Insight into Zika Effects

Three new studies reporting on the effects of the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the...


Nov 22, 2016, 00:01 ET Statement From The March of Dimes on Zika Virus

The Zika crisis is not over until a safe and effective vaccine is available. While March of Dimes welcomes the World Health Organization's...


Nov 21, 2016, 18:35 ET Researchers Develop Hazard Assessment for Nanomaterials

Researchers have adapted an 'off-the-shelf' hazard assessment tool for use with emerging nanomaterials in an effort to better understand threats...


Nov 21, 2016, 15:53 ET Global Sexually Transmitted Diseases Partnering 2010-2016 - Trends and top deals

- Trends in partnering deals - Top deals by value - Deals listed by company A-Z, industry sector, stage of development, technology type The...


Nov 21, 2016, 15:52 ET Department of Health to Hold Additional Whooping Cough Vaccination Clinic Tomorrow for Residents of Chambersburg/Shippensburg

In an effort to ensure the community is protected, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced the department is offering...


Nov 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Board of Florida Keys Mosquito Control District Approves Investigational Agreement for Effectiveness Trial of Oxitec's Friendly™ Mosquitoes in Monroe County, Florida

Oxitec announced today the Board of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) voted to approve the investigational agreement for use of...


Nov 21, 2016, 08:28 ET GSK receives FDA approval for expanded indication for FluLaval® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine) for infants 6 months and older

GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] announced today it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and...


Nov 18, 2016, 14:23 ET PA Department of Health Concludes Whooping Cough Vaccination Clinics for Chambersburg/Shippensburg Residents

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced the department has concluded its clinics to vaccinate residents for pertussis, or...


Nov 18, 2016, 13:16 ET Replikins, Ltd. Reports Gene Surveillance Data Indicates Zika Movement in Endemic Pattern

Current gene data reported by Replikins LLC and Ltd. today indicates that Zika is moving into an endemic pattern globally, i.e., while there is...


Nov 18, 2016, 12:30 ET La FDA investiga para acelerar la creación de vacunas y terapias contra el virus del Zika

Un nuevo modelo a base de ratones diseñado por científicos de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus...


Nov 18, 2016, 05:00 ET Global Citizen Releases Health Accountability Report on Eve of Inaugural India Festival

Today, international advocacy organization Global Citizen released its most recent accountability report, tracking progress for global health...


Nov 17, 2016, 14:30 ET ARIES System und Flu A/B & RSV Assay von Erasmus MC in neuer Publikation evaluiert

Publikation im Journal of Clinical Virology demonstriert Effektivität und einfache Handhabung für Routinetests Die Luminex Corporation...


Nov 17, 2016, 14:21 ET FDA research to help speed development of Zika virus vaccines and therapeutics

A new mouse model developed by scientists at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may help in exploring the potential activity of Zika virus...


Nov 17, 2016, 12:39 ET Le centre médical Érasme évalue le système ARIES et le kit de dépistage de la grippe A/B et du RSV dans une nouvelle publication

Le Journal of Clinical Virology démontre l'efficacité et la facilité d'utilisation pour les tests de routine Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ :...


Nov 17, 2016, 08:34 ET genedrive plc Announces CE-IVD Certification for Genedrive® Human Genotyping Test

genedrive plc (LSE: GDR) ("genedrive" or the "Company"), the near patient molecular diagnostics company, today announces the CE-IVD certification...


Nov 17, 2016, 08:00 ET ARIES System and Flu A/B & RSV Assay Evaluated by Erasmus MC in New Publication

Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that the internationally renowned Department of Viroscience at Erasmus Medical Center in...


Nov 16, 2016, 13:10 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health Holding Whooping Cough Vaccination Clinic Today for Chambersburg/Shippensburg Residents

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy is reminding residents in the Chambersburg/Shippensburg area that the department is providing...


Nov 15, 2016, 13:11 ET Cantel Medical to Present at the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference

CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN) announced today that Jorgen B. Hansen, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual...