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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15:00 ET Novus Therapeutics to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

Novus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVUS), a development stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of products for disorders...


14:01 ET FDA approves first two-drug regimen for certain patients with HIV

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Juluca, the first complete treatment regimen containing only two drugs to treat certain adults...


13:45 ET People in Four States May Be Drinking Contaminated Raw Milk

For the second time in three months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people who might have consumed contaminated raw milk...


13:06 ET Unlimited, immediate access to publicly funded opioid agonist treatment with methadone could save California billions

Study finds if all opioid use disorder patients in 2014 had received immediate access to methadone, the total lifetime savings for that group would...


13:00 ET New SLGE Report Finds That Shared Staffing Approaches Can Enhance Provision of Public Health Services

Public health challenges, such as disease outbreaks and substance abuse problems, do not recognize jurisdictional boundaries. "Staff Sharing...


09:19 ET RESTANCE to Reveal Major Brand Name and Globally Recognized Logo to go on Condoms Manufactured in Campaign to End AIDS

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced the company plans to reveal next week the major brand name and globally recognized logo that will...


Nov 20, 2017, 13:30 ET Amazon joins (RED) and the fight to end AIDS

(RED) and Amazon are teaming-up for (SHOPATHON)RED – a special holiday experience offering people a selection of exclusive (RED) products that...


Nov 20, 2017, 09:00 ET BiondVax and NIH Sign Clinical Trial Agreement for a Phase 2 Trial in the U.S. with BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV) today announced the signing of the clinical trial agreement (CTA) for a Phase 2 clinical...


Nov 20, 2017, 08:30 ET RESTANCE Announces $500,000 Contract to Manufacture Brand Name Condoms for Distribution in Africa as Part of Campaign to end AIDS Epidemic

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced a $500,000 contract to manufacture condoms under a major brand name for distribution in Africa. The...


Nov 16, 2017, 07:08 ET Meet the Experts: Mölnlycke 2017 Stop Pressure Ulcer Day Webinars

Mölnlycke, a world-leading medical solutions company, is presenting two expert webinars on pressure ulcer prevention. The free-of-charge broadcasts...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Infectious Diseases Experts Train Clinicians to Research Effective Antibiotic Use

Today, healthcare professionals from across the U.S. are gathering to further national and hospital-based research to improve the use and...


Nov 14, 2017, 19:21 ET Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Amplifies Aid Distribution through Liberated Ports

The Yemeni Minister of Local Administration and the Higher Committee for Relief, His Excellency Abdulraqib Fatih, called on the United Nations and...


Nov 14, 2017, 13:18 ET airPHX Validates Technology for Eliminating Pathogens on Surfaces in Health Care Facilities

airPHX ("air fix") announces independent research confirming the effectiveness of airPHX technology in eliminating three common...


Nov 14, 2017, 09:15 ET Oncorus®, Inc., to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

Oncorus®, Inc., a biotechnology company developing a next-generation immunotherapy platform of oncolytic viruses for the treatment of several tumor...


Nov 14, 2017, 09:05 ET RESTANCE to Use $9 Billion Market Momentum in Strategy to Help End Aids Epidemic

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced plans to introduce a strategic marketing campaign on December 1, 2017 in conjunction with World Aids...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:01 ET Excision BioTherapeutics Exclusively Licenses New CRISPR-Cas Gene Editors from UC Berkeley, to be Used for Viral Infections

Excision BioTherapeutics, a life science company focused on the development and commercialization of advanced gene editing therapeutics for the...


Nov 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Former Surgical Nurse Says Most Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Preventable

Every year in the U.S. some 70,000 people die from MRSA, strep and other hospital-acquired infections. That is more deaths in one year than...


Nov 10, 2017, 15:54 ET H5N8 'Bird Flu' Pandemic, Now Disruptive in South Africa, Might Have Been Controlled by Specific Replikins Vaccines and Blockers, Available Since 2013

Replikins, Ltd.'s Dr. Samuel Bogoch spoke this week on the H5N8 current pandemic 'bird flu' H5N8 at the 3rd annual Chernack Conference at Boston...


Nov 09, 2017, 06:00 ET National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Announces Prestigious 2018 Award Recipients

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has selected Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., as recipient of the 2018 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter...


Nov 08, 2017, 15:18 ET The Global Treatment for Neglected Tropical Disease market reached $1.5bn in 2016

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Nov 08, 2017, 14:56 ET Global Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Forecast 2017-2027

Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5184202 Infectious Disease Diagnostics – our new study reveals trends, R&D...


Nov 08, 2017, 14:01 ET OxThera Strengthens Patent Portfolio for Treatment of Hyperoxaluria

OxThera AB announced today that it has recently been granted two new US patents, three new European patents and patents in Canada, China,...


Nov 08, 2017, 09:00 ET Leading Organizations Partner to Raise Awareness About the Healthcare Professional's Important Role in Influenza Prevention

With flu season officially here, three leading health organizations, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP),...


Nov 08, 2017, 07:00 ET Sanaria's malaria vaccines clinical and manufacturing progress highlighted at International meetings in Baltimore

Building upon publication of clinical trial results in Nature, PNAS, Lancet Infectious Diseases, and JCI Insight in 2017, Sanaria Inc. is...


Nov 08, 2017, 04:00 ET A New, Harmonized Approach Takes a Stand against Rising Rates and Poor Outcomes for Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) debuted brand new NCCN Harmonized Guidelines™ for Sub-Saharan Africa in Kigali, Rwanda today....