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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Aug 22, 2017, 12:21 ET Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Welcome Gradual Boost from Technology Advancements and Consumer Awareness of Benefits

The global antimicrobial coating market for medical devices is experiencing steady growth. Technology advancements, consumer awareness of the...


Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 ET RayVio UV LED Technology Available Worldwide from Digi-Key

RayVio's portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:51 ET FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection

As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has made available a panel...


Aug 17, 2017, 14:00 ET Kroger, The Little Clinic and Feeding America Team Up for the Second Year to Fight Influenza and Hunger with One Shot, One Meal Campaign

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announces its second annual health and wellness campaign, One Shot, One Meal, in partnership with The Little Clinic and...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:07 ET CVS Health Survey Reveals Two in Three Americans who plan to get a Flu Shot Believe it is the Best Way to Prevent the Flu

Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of...


Aug 16, 2017, 07:47 ET PolyPid Ltd. Completes Enrollment in Phase Ib/II Study of D-PLEX™ in Post-Cardiac Surgery Sternal Infection

PolyPid Ltd., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with an initial focus on the prevention and treatment of post-surgical site infections,...


Aug 15, 2017, 08:52 ET Vaccines Bolster Immune Systems That Weaken with Age

During August's National Immunization Awareness Month, the American Lung Association reminds adults that there are vaccine recommendations from the...


Aug 15, 2017, 08:30 ET AccuGenomics Provides an AccuKit to Qura Therapeutics as Part of a Research Collaboration Agreement

AccuGenomics, Inc., a diagnostic company based in Wilmington, NC, today announced that the company has provided an AccuKit to the HIV Cure Center...


Aug 10, 2017, 16:01 ET SenesTech Announces Second Quarter Financial and Operational Results

SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, today...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:35 ET St. Cloud VA Health System Study Proves Tru-D's Efficacy

St. Cloud VA Health Care System in St. Cloud, Minnesota, conducted a study on the effectiveness of Tru-D SmartUVC in operating rooms, endoscopy...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:05 ET Biocept Announces Private Placement of $2.2 Million of Common Stock with Ally Bridge LB Healthcare Master Fund

Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading commercial provider of liquid biopsy tests designed to provide physicians with clinically actionable...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Mylan Advances Access in the Fight Against HIV with the Launch of Three Generic Antiretroviral Medicines in Canada

Mylan now offers generic alternatives to Truvada®, Atripla® and Viread® to patients in Canada1 Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC, a subsidiary of...


Aug 08, 2017, 16:07 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Environmental Protection Report First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania in 2017

Pennsylvania's first probable human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2017 has been detected in a Montgomery County resident. The...


Aug 08, 2017, 13:00 ET Samaritan's Feet Announces 2017 'Hope Givers' and Honorees for the 'Person of the Year'

Samaritan's Feet International is pleased to announce 12 outstanding honorees and servant leaders who exemplify its mission through their...


Aug 08, 2017, 12:59 ET Equitas Health Provides Expanded Access to HIV Treatment Increasing Viral Suppression Rates

According to new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates, of the 1.1 million people living with HIV in the U.S., 49 percent have the virus...


Aug 08, 2017, 10:07 ET ATCC® Answers World Health Organization's Call To Arms In The Race Against Antimicrobial Resistance

ATCC, a global leader in biological materials development, management, and standards, in partnership with the Institute for Life Science...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:01 ET SenesTech Signs One Year Sales Agreement for ContraPest With an Arizona Brewpub

SenesTech, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNES), a developer of proprietary technologies for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:02 ET Merck y la Escuela Universitaria de Medicina Baylor apoyan las vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas

- Merck y la Escuela Universitaria de Medicina Baylor apoyan la elaboración y fabricación de vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas - Esta...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck et Baylor College of Medicine renforcent la mise au point et la fabrication de vaccins contre les maladies négligées

- Cette collaboration renforce l'engagement des parties en faveur de la recherche et du développement dans la lutte contre les maladies...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET A Merck e a Baylor College of Medicine promovem desenvolvimento e fabricação de vacinas para doenças negligenciadas

A Merck, importante empresa de ciência e tecnologia, anunciou hoje que formou uma aliança estratégica com a Baylor College of Medicine (Texas,...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck y el Baylor College of Medicine adelantan desarrollo y fabricación de vacunas para enfermedades desatendidas

Merck, una empresa líder de ciencia y tecnología, anunció hoy que ha formado una alianza estratégica con el Baylor College of Medicine (Texas,...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Merck und Baylor College of Medicine treiben Entwicklung und Herstellung von Impfstoffen gegen vernachlässigte Krankheiten voran

- Zusammenarbeit unterstreicht Bestreben beider Parteien, Forschung und Entwicklung für vernachlässigte Krankheiten voranzubringen - Optimierung...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:45 ET Prime Medical's Chlorine-Shielded Textiles Now Available to 44 Hospitals in Illucient Purchasing Alliance

Prime Medical, the exclusive manufacturer of chlorine-shielded privacy curtains, apparel and bed linens for healthcare, announced today it has...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:02 ET Rebiotix Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 3 Clinical Trial of RBX2660 for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

Rebiotix Inc., a clinical-stage microbiome company focused on harnessing the power of the human microbiome to treat challenging diseases, announced...


Aug 04, 2017, 11:02 ET CDC invests more than $200 million to help states respond to infectious disease threats

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded more than $200 million through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for...