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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Aug 08, 2017, 13:00 ET Samaritan's Feet Announces 2017 'Hope Givers' and Honorees for the 'Person of the Year'

Samaritan's Feet International is pleased to announce 12 outstanding honorees and servant leaders who exemplify its mission through their...


Aug 08, 2017, 12:59 ET Equitas Health Provides Expanded Access to HIV Treatment Increasing Viral Suppression Rates

According to new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates, of the 1.1 million people living with HIV in the U.S., 49 percent have the virus...


Aug 08, 2017, 10:07 ET ATCC® Answers World Health Organization's Call To Arms In The Race Against Antimicrobial Resistance

ATCC, a global leader in biological materials development, management, and standards, in partnership with the Institute for Life Science...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:01 ET SenesTech Signs One Year Sales Agreement for ContraPest With an Arizona Brewpub

SenesTech, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:02 ET Merck y la Escuela Universitaria de Medicina Baylor apoyan las vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas

- Merck y la Escuela Universitaria de Medicina Baylor apoyan la elaboración y fabricación de vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas - Esta...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck et Baylor College of Medicine renforcent la mise au point et la fabrication de vaccins contre les maladies négligées

- Cette collaboration renforce l'engagement des parties en faveur de la recherche et du développement dans la lutte contre les maladies...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET A Merck e a Baylor College of Medicine promovem desenvolvimento e fabricação de vacinas para doenças negligenciadas

A Merck, importante empresa de ciência e tecnologia, anunciou hoje que formou uma aliança estratégica com a Baylor College of Medicine (Texas,...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck y el Baylor College of Medicine adelantan desarrollo y fabricación de vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas

Merck, una empresa líder de ciencia y tecnología, anunció hoy que ha formado una alianza estratégica con el Baylor College of Medicine (Texas,...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck und Baylor College of Medicine treiben Entwicklung und Herstellung von Impfstoffen gegen vernachlässigte Krankheiten voran

- Zusammenarbeit unterstreicht Bestreben beider Parteien, Forschung und Entwicklung für vernachlässigte Krankheiten voranzubringen - Optimierung...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:45 ET Prime Medical's Chlorine-Shielded Textiles Now Available to 44 Hospitals in Illucient Purchasing Alliance

Prime Medical, the exclusive manufacturer of chlorine-shielded privacy curtains, apparel and bed linens for healthcare, announced today it has...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:02 ET Rebiotix Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 3 Clinical Trial of RBX2660 for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

Rebiotix Inc., a clinical-stage microbiome company focused on harnessing the power of the human microbiome to treat challenging diseases, announced...


Aug 04, 2017, 11:02 ET CDC invests more than $200 million to help states respond to infectious disease threats

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded more than $200 million through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for...


Aug 03, 2017, 16:05 ET FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Thermo Fisher Scientific's Zika Virus Assay

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an...


Aug 03, 2017, 15:49 ET Wolf Administration Leaders Urge Pennsylvania Residents to Take Steps to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites

Wolf administration officials at a visit to Gifford Pinchot State Park today reminded residents they can take steps to prevent mosquito and tick...


Aug 02, 2017, 14:48 ET Combating the Scourge of Infectious Disease a Focus at AACC 2017 in San Diego

Diseases caused by infection are among the hardest challenges for healthcare, and require early and accurate detection for treatment to be...


Aug 02, 2017, 13:05 ET Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference

Equitas Health's Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity will host its second annual conference bringing together 550 activists, academics, community...


Aug 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Marshall County Invests in First UV Disinfection Robot

Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Kentucky has added a new member to its environmental services (ES) team to proactively reduce the risk of...


Aug 02, 2017, 08:05 ET Aridis Pharmaceuticals Enrolls First Patients in Global Pivotal Clinical Trial of Novel Monoclonal Antibody for Treating Acute Pneumonia

Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company applying proprietary technologies to produce novel anti-infectives and immunotherapies...


Aug 01, 2017, 17:30 ET Two Innovative Methods Could Help to Predict Flu Outbreaks and Prevent the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers have discovered new methods that could improve treatment for infectious diseases by enabling earlier detection of influenza outbreaks...


Aug 01, 2017, 12:15 ET En Agosto comienzan las clases y es hora de ponerse al día con las vacunas

Todos los años cuando el verano se va acabando, los niños se preparan para el comienzo de clases. Para muchos, esto significa cortarse el...


Aug 01, 2017, 12:00 ET Integrated BioTherapeutics, in Collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute, Receives NIH Funding to Develop a Rationally Designed Pan-Ebolavirus Vaccine

Integrated BioTherapeutics Inc. (IBT) announced today that it has been awarded a $6.6 million grant by the National Institute of Allergy and...


Aug 01, 2017, 11:59 ET August Means Back-to-School, Time to Check Up on Immunizations

Each year as summer begins to wind down, children prepare to go back to school. For many, that means getting a back-to-school haircut, shopping for...


Aug 01, 2017, 08:35 ET Nursing Home Complaint Center Now Launches a Nationwide Compensation Initiative for a Family Whose Loved One Recently Died of Sepsis Because of Neglect at a Nursing Home

The Nursing Home Complaint Center believes that each year thousands of US citizens die from sepsis or septic shock because they were not properly...


Jul 31, 2017, 10:00 ET The 5th International mRNA Health Conference to Showcase Tremendous Advances in the Development of mRNA Drugs

The 5th International mRNA Health Conference, taking place on November 1-2 in Berlin, Germany, is the premier meeting destination for professionals...


Jul 31, 2017, 05:00 ET IDbyDNA and ARUP Laboratories Announce Partnership to Develop and Commercialize Novel Infectious Disease Testing Using Metagenomics

IDbyDNA, a data analytics-driven metagenomics company, and ARUP Laboratories announce a strategic partnership to develop and commercialize novel...