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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Jan 05, 2018, 20:01 ET Alveo Closes $38 Million in Series A Financing to Create Accessible Diagnostics Devices

Alveo Technologies, Inc., ("Alveo" or "the Company") whose mission it is to create affordable and accessible infectious disease diagnostic devices,...


Jan 04, 2018, 11:19 ET Feinstein Institute researcher awarded $1.2M to continue sepsis research

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Haichao Wang, PhD, received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's (NIH)...


Jan 04, 2018, 09:45 ET 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals Fast Tracked For Malaria Drug

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) has received Fast Track designation from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for the...


Jan 04, 2018, 08:05 ET Biocept Obtains Patent in Australia for its Molecular Biomarker Technology For the Detection of Cancer-Associated Mutations in Blood, Tissue, and Other Biological Sources

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


Jan 03, 2018, 16:48 ET NYU Winthrop Hospital -- First Hospital In Nassau/Suffolk County To Make Flu Vaccine Mandatory For Employees

NYU Winthrop Hospital today rang in the New Year by announcing that 99.3% of its more than 8,750 employees were inoculated against...


Dec 28, 2017, 07:00 ET Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market - Expected to Reach $86.2 Billion by 2025

The "Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market Analysis by Disease Type (HIV infection, Influenza, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis andHPV...


Dec 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Point-of-Care Infectious Disease Diagnostics/Testing Market - Expected to Reach $1.9 Billion by 2025

The "Point-of-Care Infectious Disease Diagnostics/Testing Market, 2014 - 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The...


Dec 27, 2017, 09:00 ET BiondVax Plans Phase 3 Clinical Trial Following Receipt of Scientific Advice from the European Medicines Agency (EMA)

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV, TASE: BVXV) announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA)'s Committee for Medicinal...


Dec 27, 2017, 08:30 ET Test For AKI Risk Assessment Could Lead To Safer ICU Care

Hospital clinicians have long been frustrated by the prospect of intensive care unit (ICU) patients developing acute kidney injury (AKI), a...


Dec 22, 2017, 08:05 ET Operation Agua Donations Reach $1.5 Million, Providing Safe Drinking Water for More Than 270,000 Students in Schools in Puerto Rico

Since Operation Agua launched in October, the partnership is halfway to reaching its fundraising goal, and the Asociación de Maestros de...


Dec 21, 2017, 08:50 ET PolyPid Appoints Jacob Harel as Chairman of the Board of Directors

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


Dec 21, 2017, 06:00 ET Soligenix Identifies Biomarkers for Ricin Toxin Vaccine Testing under the FDA Animal Rule

Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing...


Dec 20, 2017, 17:00 ET Widespread Flu Activity Reported in U.S.: Albertsons Companies Pharmacies have the Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Flu Surveillance Report recently indicated local, regional and widespread flu activity in the...


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...