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

16 Nov, 2017, 12:11 GMT Meet the Experts: Mölnlycke 2017 Stop Pressure Ulcer Day Webinars

Mölnlycke, a world-leading medical solutions company, is presenting two expert webinars on pressure ulcer prevention. The free-of-charge broadcasts...


08 Nov, 2017, 19:01 GMT OxThera Strengthens Patent Portfolio for Treatment of Hyperoxaluria

OxThera AB announced today that it has recently been granted two new US patents, three new European patents and patents in Canada, China,...


08 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT A New, Harmonized Approach Takes a Stand against Rising Rates and Poor Outcomes for Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

National Comprehensive Cancer Network introduces targeted regional resources created in collaboration with the African Cancer Coalition, the...


27 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST 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...


26 Oct, 2017, 14:30 BST 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...


25 Oct, 2017, 16:30 BST Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2025

Bharat Book Bureau announces the addition of the report "Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2025" to its...


25 Oct, 2017, 01:00 BST Charoen Pokphand Foods announces global policy on responsible antimicrobials use

Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has adopted a vision on responsible antimicrobials use in livestock and aquaculture businesses, a global policy...


24 Oct, 2017, 14:49 BST Mindray Receives CE Marking Approval for HIV and HBV CLIA Test Kits

Mindray is the first and only Chinese medical device company to have passed the assessment of the European Directive 98/79/EC (IVDD) for List A...


24 Oct, 2017, 13:30 BST Frost & Sullivan Applauds GenePOC's Commitment to Advancing Molecular Diagnostics through Technological Leadership and Patient-centric Innovation

GenePOC's multifactorial strategy, as it innovates toward global leadership, expands testing menus tailored to specific geographies Based on...


13 Oct, 2017, 18:16 BST Sofidel Marks Global Handwashing Day With Eleven Rules for a Day of Hygiene

15th October is Global Handwashing Day and according to the Global Handwashing Partnership, raising awareness on proper handwashing has brought a...


12 Oct, 2017, 17:00 BST Mosquito Repellent Market by Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

The Global Mosquito Repellent Market has been growing rapidly owing to rise in number of mosquito based diseases. Recently, the growth in mosquito...


11 Oct, 2017, 06:18 BST Survey Finds Bad Toilets Are Bad for Business

The condition of toilets in UAE businesses may deter – or attract – customers, according to a recent survey. Half of Emiratis who experience...


05 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Softing for Its Best-in-class Data Intelligence Solutions

Softing's industrial data analytics solutions drive efficiency while enabling cost and risk reduction Based on its recent analysis of the...


04 Oct, 2017, 18:00 BST Transfer of Regulatory Jurisdiction for Oxitec's Self-limiting Friendly™ Aedes in the United States

FDA issues final Guidance for Industry, transferring regulatory authority to EPA Following new Guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug...


03 Oct, 2017, 22:30 BST Global Human Papillomavirus Infection Drug Markets & Clinical Trial Insight Research Report 2017-2023

The "Global Human Papillomavirus Infection Drug Market & Clinical Trials Insight 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets'...


02 Oct, 2017, 14:01 BST Global Treatment for Neglected Tropical Disease Market 2017-2027

Malaria, Dengue, Leishmaniasis, Schistosomiasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Chagas Disease The Global Treatment for Neglected Tropical Disease market...


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...