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 16, 2018, 09:00 ET Seqirus Announces U.S. $140 Million Manufacturing Expansion to Meet Growing Demand for Innovative Cell-Based Influenza Vaccines

Seqirus, a wholly owned subsidiary of CSL Limited and a global leader in influenza prevention, today announced a $140M expansion of its Holly Springs ...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Seqirus Releases Real-World Data Indicating Significantly Greater Effectiveness of Cell-Based Seasonal Influenza Vaccines Compared to Standard Influenza Vaccine Options

Seqirus, a global leader in influenza prevention, today released a new real-world evidence analysis indicating that its cell-based quadrivalent...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:56 ET American Journal of Infection Control publishes TSO3 study on terminal sterilization of duodenoscopes

QUÉBEC CITY, QC and MYRTLE BEACH, SC, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - TSO3 Inc. ("TSO3" or the "Company") (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization...


Nov 14, 2018, 10:16 ET Bay Area Lyme Foundation Endorses First Recommendations of New HHS Working Group Focused on Tick Borne Diseases

Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the United States, offered their appreciation to the U.S. Department of...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:14 ET To Mark World AIDS Day, AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present 'Keeping the Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance' at Harlem's Legendary Apollo Theater

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world's largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered...


Nov 14, 2018, 02:24 ET KT Chairman Advocates New Technology for Better World

Chairman Hwang Chang-Gyu of KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT) introduced the company's smart energy solution, KT-MEG, along with a technology-based...


Nov 13, 2018, 13:00 ET Healthy Schools And Florida Department Of Health To Hold Flu Vaccination Clinics In Santa Rosa County In November

Healthy Schools LLC, the nation's largest provider of in-school flu vaccinations, today announced that it plans to hold walk-in flu vaccination...


Nov 13, 2018, 11:16 ET Scientists from the Mérieux Foundation and the Child Health Research Foundation Warn of Potential Typhoid Crisis After Discovering New Highly Drug-Resistant Strains

Two new highly drug-resistant forms of Salmonella Typhi have been discovered in Bangladesh. The bacteria are responsible for typhoid fever, a...


Nov 13, 2018, 09:05 ET SCYNEXIS Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Provides Company Update

SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX), a biotechnology company delivering innovative therapies for difficult-to-treat and often life-threatening infections,...


Nov 13, 2018, 07:30 ET Aridis Pharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Corporate Overview

Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDS), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of targeted immunotherapies using...


Nov 13, 2018, 02:00 ET Neurent Medical's RF-based Minimally Invasive Rhinitis Therapy Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan

Based on its recent analysis of the European rhinitis therapy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Neurent Medical with the 2018 European New Product...


Nov 12, 2018, 15:45 ET Late-Breaking Abstract Submissions Are Now Open for the 15th Annual WORLDSymposium 2019 Research Conference in Orlando, Florida, USA

There are less than 12 weeks until the 15th Annual WORLDSymposium 2019 Research Congress dedicated to lysosomal diseases. The annual research...


Nov 12, 2018, 13:02 ET J. Michael McGinnis to Receive 2018 Fries Prize for Improving Health

J. Michael McGinnis, MD, MA, MMP, a highly-regarded epidemiologist and health policy expert, will receive the 2018 Fries Prize for Improving Health....


Nov 12, 2018, 09:28 ET Cantel to Acquire Omnia S.p.A

Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMD), announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Omnia S.p.A. ("Omnia"), an...


Nov 09, 2018, 15:45 ET Malaria Diagnostics: Worldwide Market Size, Share & Trends to 2025 - The Microscopy Segment Held the Largest Revenue Share in 2017

The "Malaria Diagnostics Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Technology (Rapid Diagnostic Tests, Microscopy, Molecular Diagnostic Tests),...


Nov 09, 2018, 11:01 ET FDA authorizes emergency use of first Ebola fingerstick test with portable reader

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the ...


Nov 09, 2018, 10:00 ET Head of Global Patient Access Joins Inceptua

Inceptua Group today announces that Clive Whitcher joins Inceptua as Vice President, Head of Global Patient Access. (Logo:...


Nov 09, 2018, 08:00 ET AbbVie Characterizes Evolving Hepatitis C (HCV) Patient Landscape in the United States Using Comprehensive Dataset

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present data from two studies that assessed HCV...


Nov 08, 2018, 13:00 ET Market Opportunities to 2023: Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases - Startup Prominex Raises $4M in Series A1

The "Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease. Markets, Strategies and Trends. Volume & Price Forecasts by Pathogen and by Country. With...


Nov 08, 2018, 12:41 ET N8 Medical Appoints Infectious Diseases Expert, David S. Perlin, Ph.D., to Scientific Advisory Board

N8 Medical, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel combination medical devices and antifungal and anti-bacterial...


Nov 08, 2018, 10:18 ET Bay Area Lyme Foundation and Project Lyme Join Forces to Fight Lyme Disease at the 2018 Lyme Gala

Bay Area Lyme Foundation and Project Lyme, two organizations committed to halting the course of Lyme disease, came together to highlight the need for ...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Allied BioScience Receives EPA Registration for New Bacteriostatic Surface Coating

Allied BioScience, a Plano, Texas-based biotechnology company announced today it has received an approved label from the U.S. Environmental...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET New Poll Sheds Light On Flu Shot Disparity: 85 Percent Of Americans Know That Healthy Children Can Die From The Flu, Yet Half Of Parents Polled Still Haven't Gotten Their Children Vaccinated

According to a new survey conducted online by The Harris Poll, commissioned by CareDox and Families Fighting Flu, most Americans (85 percent)...


Nov 08, 2018, 06:30 ET Marker Therapeutics to Present at Three Upcoming Healthcare Conferences

Marker Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRKR), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, today announced that its President and CEO, Peter L. Hoang, will...


Nov 07, 2018, 18:30 ET Global Cholera Vaccines Market 2018-2025 - Increase in Number of Initiatives and Rising Awareness about Cholera

The "Cholera Vaccines Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Dukoral, Shanchol, Vaxchora), By Region (North America, APAC, Europe,...