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 05, 2020, 20:45 ET Social Distancing and Contact Tracing Technology, a Safe Way to Bring Employees Back to Work

Many states are opening up after the Covid-19 shutdown, companies are starting to get employees back to work, but with opening, there are rules...


Jun 05, 2020, 17:47 ET Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The FDA issued an updated FDA...


Jun 05, 2020, 17:26 ET Dominica Builds 14 New Polyclinics and a State-of-the-art Hospital, Funded Fully by the Citizenship by Investment Programme

he healthcare system in the Commonwealth of Dominica was not strained by the pandemic, with the government managing to contain the spread of the...


Jun 05, 2020, 16:44 ET BOMA New York Collaborates with Business & Labor Union Leaders To Issue Guidelines for Reentering Commercial Office Buildings in NYC

BOMA New York, REBNY, 32BJ SEIU, Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations, Inc., Local 94 International Union of Operating Engineers, and AFL-CIO...


Jun 05, 2020, 15:49 ET Potential Life Saving COVID-19 Survival Manual Removed from Amazon Kindle Store Three Days before Official Launch

Dr. Steven Quay, MD, PhD, author and physician-scientist, announces the availability of his 158-page book, "Your COVID-19 Survival Manual: A...


Jun 05, 2020, 12:44 ET COVID - 19 : CBSA reminds recreational boaters that now is not the time to be crossing the border for discretionary reasons

OTTAWA, ON, June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds all boaters that crossing the border for recreation or...


Jun 05, 2020, 11:00 ET ZEUS Scientific Announces New ZEUS ELISA SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Test

ZEUS Scientific announced today the submission for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its in...


Jun 05, 2020, 09:36 ET U.S. Support for Drugmakers Fuels Effort to Secure Shortest Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccines to prevent Covid-19 infection are hurtling through development at speeds never before seen. But mounting promises that some vaccine may be...


Jun 05, 2020, 09:15 ET NYU Winthrop Physician Authors COVID-19 Safety Recommendations, Aim To Reduce Deaths Among At-Risk Elderly in Nursing Homes

Seeking to address estimates that more than a third of COVID-19 deaths nationally have occurred in nursing homes and long-term care facilities—more...


Jun 05, 2020, 09:00 ET Pyramid Management Group Asks New York State to Permit Re-Opening of Mall Retailers as Part of Phase Two in the Mid-Hudson Region

Pyramid Management Group has issued the following statement: Over the last several weeks we have worked with hundreds of businesses to ensure a safe...


Jun 05, 2020, 08:34 ET Trusted Family Orthodontist Dr. Paul Feldon Installs In-Office Air Purifiers, Adding to Suite of Protective Measures Provided for Patients and Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Orthodontics at Baptist Medical Plaza and Dr. Paul Feldon (https://www.mainstreetsmiles.com/) recently announced the installation of...


Jun 05, 2020, 08:30 ET The University of Queensland, CEPI and CSL partner to advance development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine candidate

CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, CSL (ASX:CSL) and The University of Queensland (UQ) today announced that they have entered ...


Jun 05, 2020, 08:00 ET Infectious Disease Diagnostics Global Market Estimated to be Worth $24.6 Billion by 2026

IQ4I Research & Consultancy published a new report on "Infectious Disease Diagnostics Global Market – Forecast To 2026". Product: Consumable...


Jun 05, 2020, 08:00 ET BioIQ Expands Return-to-Office Support Ecosystem to Help Employers Navigate COVID-19 Testing, Legal, and Workspace Considerations

BioIQ, a healthcare engagement and clinical adherence technology platform company, has partnered with Cresa and Ogletree Deakins to help employers...


Jun 05, 2020, 07:00 ET OPTI Medical Systems Receives CE Mark for Its OPTI SARS-CoV-2 RNA PCR Test Kit for Detection of the Virus Causing COVID-19

OPTI Medical Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), today announced that it has received the CE mark certification...


Jun 05, 2020, 06:00 ET AbbVie, Harbour BioMed, Utrecht University and Erasmus Medical Center Announce Collaboration to Develop Monoclonal Antibody Therapy to Prevent and Treat COVID-19

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), Harbour BioMed (HBM), Utrecht University (UU) and Erasmus Medical Center (EMC) today announced they have entered into a...


Jun 05, 2020, 05:15 ET AIDA Cruises suspends cruises with ports in the USA and Canada for 2020

Over the last months, huge efforts have been made worldwide to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Travel in Europe is slowly restarting. In...


Jun 04, 2020, 23:47 ET Contrôle de la fièvre avec DERMALOG au casino de Wiesbaden

Avec sa caméra de détection de la fièvre, DERMALOG a développé une solution qui mesure les températures corporelles avec rapidité et précision...


Jun 04, 2020, 18:30 ET Clinicians and scientists apply symptom tracking to COVID-19 outpatient care using famotidine

A patient-reported symptom tracking method used for patients with cancer has now been adapted for patients with COVID-19. Investigating the effect of ...


Jun 04, 2020, 18:16 ET Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Today, the FDA issued a new...


Jun 04, 2020, 17:07 ET Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Publicly Shares Antibody Test Performance Data From Kits as Part of Validation Study

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration publicly posted test performance data from four more antibody, or serology, test kits on open.fda.gov...


Jun 04, 2020, 15:00 ET Aegis Living Forms Coronavirus Advisory Council

The COVID-19 pandemic reinforces the urgent need to provide leading-edge care for the country's most vulnerable seniors. As one of the nation's most...


Jun 04, 2020, 14:52 ET Extherid Biosciences has merged with Perfectus Biomed in the UK to form Perfectus Biomed Group

Extherid Biosciences LLC, a US-based CRO focused on experimental therapeutics and infectious diseases research, is excited to announce a merger with...


Jun 04, 2020, 13:40 ET ­100% of Residents and Associates Test Negative for COVID-19 at Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, the team at Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake has diligently prepared, instilling...


Jun 04, 2020, 13:08 ET Sheremetyevo Airport Begins Testing for COVID-19

Sheremetyevo International Airport has arranged for passengers, guests and employees of third-party organizations to be tested for the coronavirus...