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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Dec 09, 2017, 10:00 ET St. Jude gene therapy improves immunity in babies with 'bubble boy' disease

Early evidence suggests that gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will lead to broad protection for infants with the...


Dec 08, 2017, 11:58 ET PolyU Reveals High Prevalence of Bacteria that Carry the Colistin Resistance Gene mcr-1 in Human, Food and Environmental Samples

Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT), The Hong Kong Polytechnic...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:23 ET Big Data Sniffs Out Consumers at Risk for Getting the Flu

As one of the worst flu seasons encroaches on America and flu-related costs exceed $10 billion annually, encouraging consumers to get the flu...


Dec 07, 2017, 12:57 ET El resfriado y la gripe: prevención, síntomas y tratamientos

In English. Los virus del resfriado y de la gripe siempre están flotando a nuestro alrededor. Entonces, ¿por qué parecemos ser especialmente...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:39 ET 2017 Gene Replikin Counts in Global MERS-CoV Increase Four-Fold Over 2008 Count

Replikins Ltd. this week reported to the Healthcare Emergency Management Program of Boston University School of Medicine a four-fold...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:40 ET Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned About AIDS' Report

Today, on the heels of World AIDS Day, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released its 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Swine Respiratory Diseases Treatment Market Revenue is Expected to Reach US$ 2,700 Mn by 2027 - Future Market Insights

Swine respiratory diseases treatment is carried out by drugs and vaccines that help in curing or preventing PRRS (porcine reproductive and...


Dec 07, 2017, 05:00 ET Altijd klaar voor de volgende stormloop

Nieuw dispensersysteem Tork PeakServe® biedt maximale capaciteit voor drukbezochte toiletruimtes Grote menigten op openbare plaatsen zoals...


Dec 07, 2017, 05:00 ET Toujours prêt en cas de forte affluence

Le nouveau distributeur Tork PeakServe® offre une capacité maximale pour des sanitaires très fréquentés Les fortes concentrations de personnes...


Dec 07, 2017, 05:00 ET Altijd klaar voor de volgende stormloop

Nieuw dispensersysteem Tork PeakServe® biedt maximale capaciteit voor drukbezochte toiletruimtes Grote menigten op openbare plaatsen zoals...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:02 ET Six Arrested and Held in Zambia for Illicit Sale of HIV and Antimalarial Products

Last week, authorities in Zambia arrested and held six individuals, including two pharmacy owners, involved in the illicit sale of HIV and malaria...


Dec 06, 2017, 09:26 ET RESTANCE Brings Playboy Brand to Africa in Highly Profitable Socially Responsible Enterprise with More Global Brand Names on the Horizon

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced an online presentation scheduled for release tomorrow detailing the company's global brand name...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:02 ET New National Survey Suggests a Combination of Education, Access, and Incentives May Help Increase Flu Vaccination on College Campuses

Although most college students in the U.S. (70%) believe it is important to get an annual influenza (flu) vaccine, less than half (46%) say they...


Dec 05, 2017, 13:32 ET Johnson & Johnson anuncia desenvolvimento de vacina contra o Zika

A Johnson & Johnson anuncia que a Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., parte da Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, está trabalhando em...


Dec 05, 2017, 12:54 ET Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives

Infant deaths from critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) decreased more than 33 percent in eight states that mandated screening for CCHD using a...


Dec 05, 2017, 11:03 ET Bay Area Lyme Foundation Now Accepting Applications for $450,000 in Emerging Leader Award Research Grants

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the US, today announced a call for applications for three Bay Area Lyme...


Dec 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Success of mRNA Rabies Vaccine Human Study linked to Needle-free Injection

PharmaJet® Inc., the maker of needle-free injection technology, announced today that the first ever human clinical study of an mRNA rabies vaccine...


Dec 05, 2017, 09:50 ET Interactive vaccines tool, a game-changer for developers, sizes any global market in under two minutes

Decision Resources Group (DRG) has developed a powerful, interactive tool that enables vaccine developers to test the potential of a product in any...


Dec 05, 2017, 09:07 ET BiondVax's CEO Issues Letter to Shareholders

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: BVXV, TASE: BVXV) today released a Letter from the CEO regarding recent activities and plans. "BiondVax...


Dec 04, 2017, 14:45 ET AgriLabs® Develops Master Seeds for Adenovirus Vectored Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccines

AgriLabs® today announced that it has developed a set of master seeds for a replication-deficient human adenovirus vector that expresses select...