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.

Latest Infection Control

19 Sep, 2017, 16:00 BST Oxitec to Build State-of-the-Art Mosquito Egg Production Unit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Announces UK facility with Capacity to Generate One Billion Friendly™ Aedes Mosquito Eggs per Week Oxitec Ltd, a...


18 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST MeMed Completes Trilogy of Clinical Studies with More Than 2,000 Patients Validating First Ever Blood Test to Accurately Distinguish Between Bacterial and Viral Infections

MeMed Completes Trilogy of Clinical Studies with More Than 2,000 Patients Validating First Ever Blood Test to Accurately Distinguish...


14 Sep, 2017, 07:30 BST DIAsource ImmunoAssays SA Acquired Viro-Immun Diagnostics GmbH

DIAsource ImmunoAssays SA, the Belgian-based company specializing in development, sales and distribution of clinical diagnostics products,...


12 Sep, 2017, 16:07 BST Dr. Tom Frieden to Lead New Global Health Initiative, Backed by $225 Million in Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resolve – To Save 100 Million Lives and Prevent Epidemics – is a five-year initiative to accelerate progress in reducing deaths from heart attack...


12 Sep, 2017, 15:00 BST Global Infectious Vaccines Partnering Terms and Agreements Analysis 2010-2017 - Latest Deal Trends, Players and Financials

The "Global Infectious Vaccines Partnering Terms and Agreements 2010 to 2017: Deal trends, players and financials" report has been added to...


12 Sep, 2017, 10:00 BST Top 6 Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market Worth $86.2 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global Top 6 Infectious Disease Therapeutics Market is expected to reach USD 86.2 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...


12 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST New Survey Reveals Almost Half of UK Adults Who Travel to Malaria-risk Areas do not Think that they need Antimalarial Protection[1] Despite NHS' Recommendation[2]

New research[1] of over 1,000 UK adults highlights that almost half (48%) of those who travel to areas at risk of malaria may be leaving...


06 Sep, 2017, 15:00 BST Flu Vaccine Market Outlook 2024: United States Opportunity and Demand Analysis, Market Forecast 2017-2024

Bharat Book Bureau announces the addition of the report "Flu Vaccine Market Outlook 2024: United States Opportunity and Demand Analysis, Market...


06 Sep, 2017, 11:00 BST Point-of-Care Infectious Disease Diagnostics/Testing Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global point-of-care infectious disease diagnostics/testing market is expected to reach USD 1.90 billion by 2025, according to a new report...


05 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST Oxitec's Innovative Solution to Tackle Growing Diamondback Moth Pest Issue Begins Field Trials

Eco-Friendly GE Solution Overcomes Increasing Insecticide Resistance in DBM Helping Farmers to Control Damaging Pest and Increase Food...


31 Aug, 2017, 13:19 BST PolyU Discovers a Newly Emerged Superbug - Hyper-resistant and Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong...


31 Aug, 2017, 12:30 BST Allergy Diagnostics Market Worth 5.74 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Allergy Diagnostics Market by Products (Assay Kits, Immunoassay & Elisa Analyzers, Luminometers,...


31 Aug, 2017, 08:56 BST Valneva CEO Interview - Half Year 2017 Earnings (video)

Valneva SE, a leading European biotech company specializing in innovative vaccines, reports earnings for the first half of 2017. Thomas...


30 Aug, 2017, 15:00 BST Global Lateral Flow Assay Market 2016-2022: Alere, Inc. (U.S.) Dominated the Market in 2016

The "Lateral Flow Assay Market by Product, Application, Technique, End User - Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to Research and...


29 Aug, 2017, 06:40 BST Paradigm Shifts in Asia Healthcare Ecosystem Drive Future of IVD Industry

Molecular diagnostics laboratory automation and digital pathology offer strong growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Transformational...


22 Aug, 2017, 17:39 BST Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Welcome Gradual Boost from Technology Advancements and Consumer Awareness of Benefits

Medical device manufacturers must collaborate, partner or innovate with coating manufacturers to remain competitive, finds Frost & Sullivan's...


15 Aug, 2017, 10:09 BST New Synthetic Polio Vaccine Candidate - Visualised at the Atomic Scale at Diamond - Could Be a Major Step Towards Global Eradication

Plants have been used to produce a new vaccine against poliovirus in what is hoped to be a major step towards global eradication of the disease....


08 Aug, 2017, 13:00 BST Merck and Baylor College of Medicine Advance Vaccine Development and Manufacturing for Neglected Diseases

- Collaboration furthers both parties' commitment to advance research and development for neglected diseases - Agreement focuses on optimizing...


27 Jul, 2017, 09:25 BST INSTI HIV Self Test Demonstrates High User Acceptance in Kenya Study

KEMRI Researchers show feasibility of INSTI, a blood-based HIV home test bioLytical Laboratories Inc., a leader in rapid diagnostic assays, is...


25 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST End AIDS Coalition Creates Unprecedented Collaboration at "Tipping Point" in AIDS Epidemic

Leading forces commit to innovation, transparency and accountability in a coordinated effort to end AIDS by 2030 Today at the International...


20 Jul, 2017, 18:00 BST Vaccines and Influenza Drugs Market to Grow 10.24% CAGR by 2022 Says a new Research at ReportsnReports

Influenza Drugs and Vaccines Market - By Drugs (Zanamivir, Oseltamivir Phosphate, Peramivir), By Vaccine (Trivalent, Quadrivalent) - Analysis By...


19 Jul, 2017, 02:30 BST Anti-Infective Vaccines Market at 8.42% CAGR by 2021 Analysis by Disease and Vaccine Type at New Research in ReportsnReports

Global Anti-Infective Vaccine market is projected to exhibit a CAGR of over 5.88% during 2016 - 2021, on account of rising incidences of typhoid,...


14 Jul, 2017, 14:00 BST Mariana Geralde is Recipient of 2017 Basic PDT Research Excellence Award

COIMBRA, Portugal, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Mariana Geralde was...


12 Jul, 2017, 12:30 BST Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes Mosquito Receives Positive Evaluation for European Standard in Relation to Human Health and the Environment

RIVM concludes negligible risk of Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes mosquitoes France's High Council for Biotechnology also publishes Supportive...


12 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST Power of Korea ICT, Leading international cooperation to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

KT's international solution of preventing and blocking the world health crisis through telecommunication operator's Big Data has been successfully...