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 02, 2017, 10:00 ET Morley Stanwood Community Schools Invests in Innovative Germ-Fighting Electrostatic System

Morley Stanwood Community Schools is proud to announce our latest effort to keep students and staff healthy throughout the school year. The...


Nov 01, 2017, 13:14 ET American Family Care Honors Veterans with Free Flu Shots

American Family Care (AFC), the nation's leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, announced today it...


Nov 01, 2017, 11:10 ET Superbugs have a new foe

The National Institutes of Health awarded FIU researchers nearly $2 million study on how targeting bacterial DNA can be used to kill...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Sani Professional® Food Safety Advisory Council Opens the Nomination Period for The Sani Awards™

Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI®), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory...


Oct 31, 2017, 16:05 ET Luminex Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for ARIES Group A Strep Assay

Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that it has received FDA clearance for the ARIES® Group A Strep Assay, a moderate complexity,...


Oct 31, 2017, 14:17 ET GHIT Fund Accelerates Promising Efforts to Find New Treatments, Vaccines and Diagnostics for Malaria, Tuberculosis, Leishmaniasis and Mycetoma

The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund, a unique Japanese public-private partnership formed to battle infectious diseases around the...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:38 ET Understanding the links between kidney disease and hepatitis C: American Kidney Fund campaign urges patients to "Be Hep C Smart"

Because hepatitis C virus (HCV or hep C) infection can be both a cause and a complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD), the American Kidney Fund...


Oct 31, 2017, 09:17 ET IBBR and Frederick National Lab Establish a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Development Collaboration

University of Maryland's Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) will work under a formal collaboration with the Frederick...


Oct 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Medizone International Appoints Philip Theodore to Executive Team

Medizone International, Inc. (OTCQB:MZEI) or Medizone, manufacturer of the AsepticSure® Disinfection System, today announced the appointment of...


Oct 30, 2017, 09:15 ET Equashield and Palex Medical Expand CSTD Distribution to Portuguese Market

Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today that its...


Oct 30, 2017, 08:30 ET Therapix Biosciences Initiates Non-clinical Studies for its Antibacterial Program in Collaboration With the Weizmann Institute of Science and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Therapix Biosciences Ltd. (NASDAQ: TRPX) ("Therapix" or the "Company"), a specialty, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on the...


Oct 30, 2017, 05:30 ET Equashield y Palex Medical amplían la distribución CSTD al mercado portugués

Después de entrar con éxito en España hace 18 meses, Equashield ahora está disponible para ayudar a centros de salud portugueses a proteger a su...


Oct 30, 2017, 05:30 ET Equashield e Palex Medical expandem a distribuição de CSTD ao mercado português

Depois de entrar com sucesso no mercado espanhol há 18 meses, a Equashield estará agora disponível para ajudar as instituições portuguesas de...


Oct 27, 2017, 11:29 ET SystemOne Completes Mobility Pack Prototype - Furthers Work with USAID on Zika and Future Threats

SystemOne, a disease intelligence company focused on rapid detection and response to infectious diseases, completed a prototype for the Aspect™...


Oct 27, 2017, 10:39 ET RESTANCE Highlights #DoItForAfrica Campaign Anticipated to Generate $20 Million in Annual Sales

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced publishing highlights on the company's website for the upcoming buy-one-give-one #DoItForAfrica...


Oct 27, 2017, 03:00 ET Préqualifié par l'OMS: SumiShield® 50WG - un nouveau mode d'action chimique pour la lutte contre les moustiques qui transmettent le paludisme

- Nouvelle substance active, la clothianidine, utilisée pour la première fois dans la lutte antivectorielle - Chimie à mode...


Oct 27, 2017, 03:00 ET Prequalified by WHO: SumiShield® 50WG - a new Mode of Action Chemistry for use in the Fight Against Malaria Transmitting Mosquitoes

- New active ingredient, Clothianidin, used for the first time in vector control - Single mode of action chemistry for effective...


Oct 26, 2017, 16:09 ET Getting Ahead of the Next Pandemic: Is the World Ready?

When a deadly mystery illness was detected in Liberia in April 2017, first responders were on the ground within 24 hours. Through the Ministry of...


Oct 26, 2017, 09:30 ET The Future of the U.S. Biologics and Biosimilars Treatment Market for Psoriasis

The U.S. psoriasis treatment market for Biologics and Biosimilars was estimated at $6.6bn in 2016 is projected to almost double during the...


Oct 26, 2017, 09:02 ET The Human Vaccines Project Launches New Initiative To Accelerate Development Of Universally Effective Influenza Vaccines

The Human Vaccines Project, a public-private partnership with a mission to decode the immune system to advance human health, announced today the...