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 19, 2017, 10:17 ET Seasonal flu death estimate increases worldwide

According to new estimates published, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each...


Dec 19, 2017, 10:00 ET NSF International Names Christopher Boyd Manager of Building Water Health Program in North America

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, has appointed Christopher Boyd as General Manager of its building water health...


Dec 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Infection Control Market Worth 21.06 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research "Infection Control Market by Disinfection Products (Disinfectant, Wipes, Sprays, AER, Wraps), Sterilization...


Dec 19, 2017, 08:04 ET More Than $100,000 Raised In One Month For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® By LINE-X, Its Customers And Franchises

LINE-X, a global leader in extreme performance protective coatings, renowned spray-on bedliners and first-rate truck accessories, has raised more...


Dec 18, 2017, 09:42 ET WebMD Predicts Cold and Flu Symptoms to Rise During Holiday Season

Using a combination of geo-location data and self-reported information from consumers experiencing influenza-like symptoms such as fever, sore...


Dec 18, 2017, 07:00 ET Ionis' License Agreement for Huntington's Disease Drug, IONIS-HTT Rx, Receives HSR Clearance

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) announced today that its license agreement with Roche to develop and commercialize IONIS-HTTRx for the...


Dec 15, 2017, 16:36 ET NOTICE TO THE MARKET: Grupo Biotoscana Announces Hiring of Executive Vice-President of R&D

BIOTOSCANA INVESTMENTS S.A. ("Company" or "GBT") (B3: GBIO33), a leading biopharmaceutical company in Latin America, announces to its shareholders...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:17 ET Eurocine Vaccines relève le défi de la grippe

Tandis que l'Australie a été confrontée à l'une des saisons grippales les plus dures depuis des décennies[1], Eurocine Vaccines se prépare pour...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:06 ET Eurocine Vaccines daagt de griep uit

Terwijl Australië kampt met één van de zwaarste griepseizoenen in decennia[1], maakt Eurocine Vaccines zich op voor de volgende...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:04 ET Eurocine Vaccines Challenges the Flu

While Australia has faced one of the harshest influenza seasons of decades[1], Eurocine Vaccines prepares for the next phase of development, a...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Sightsavers: Prof Stephen Hawking & US President Carter Commend Progress to End Neglected Diseases

Professor Stephen Hawking highlighted the pioneering work of his father, Frank Hawking, at a moving event to mark one billion treatments for...


Dec 12, 2017, 15:06 ET RESTANCE To Join 25th Anniversary AIDSWatch Presented by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in Washington DC March 26 and 27

RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced plans to join in the 25th Anniversary AIDS Watch presented by the Elizabeth Taylor Foundation in...


Dec 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Ceres Imaging Partners with Evergreen FS to Bring Pest and Disease Early Warning System to Corn and Soybean Farmers

Ceres Imaging, which provides science-backed aerial images to growers, will offer Midwestern corn and soybean farmers an early warning system for...


Dec 11, 2017, 15:44 ET Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak

Since 2016, health departments across Southeast Michigan have mounted a strong effort to combat the Hepatitis A outbreak in the region. The...


Dec 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Telephus Biosciences Appoints Patrick Vink, M.D., MBA, William Boyle, Ph.D., and Richard Proctor, M.D., as Company Advisors

Telephus Biosciences ("Telephus"), a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immunotherapy products to treat...


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...


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