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

18 Apr, 2018, 23:05 BST PATH and Mologic advance a new diagnostic test to support malaria elimination

Test will expand the range of diagnostic options available to guide treatment of Plasmodium vivax PATH and United Kingdom-based test...


17 Apr, 2018, 08:00 BST MedShr Backs RBM Partnership to End Malaria at the Malaria Summit in London

MedShr - the global network for medical professionals - will attend the Malaria Summit in London on 18th April, showing its commitment to...


16 Apr, 2018, 14:30 BST Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Worth 19.35 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market by Product & Service (Assay, Kit & Reagent,...


12 Apr, 2018, 13:46 BST Mercy Corps: Facing Famine Threat, Millions of Somalis in Desperate Need

Global organization calls for urgent investment as famine prevention funding stalls Facing a crushing and continuing drought, Somalia needs...


12 Apr, 2018, 13:00 BST Merck Helps Accelerate Global Access to Affordable Vaccines

- Collaboration with Oxford University to develop cost-effective vaccine manufacturing processes, accelerate vaccine availability - New vaccine...


11 Apr, 2018, 06:00 BST Pharming Announces Publication of 2017 Annual Report and Invitation to Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the Company") (Euronext Amsterdam: PHARM), the Dutch specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative...


10 Apr, 2018, 07:00 BST New Breakthrough Cell Culture Management Technology Designed for Optimal Sample Protection

The Thermo Scientific Cell Locker system segregates cells for safe simultaneous growth in a single incubator ANALYTICA 2018 -- Cell culture...


10 Apr, 2018, 07:00 BST Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Its First Cloud-Enabled Biological Safety Cabinet

The Thermo Scientific HeraSafe 2030i BSC is designed to optimize contamination control and accelerate productivity across challenging cell culture...


22 Mar, 2018, 15:40 GMT World TB Day 2018: US Food and Drug Administration Clears PrimeStore® MTM, an Important New Device in the Worldwide Fight Against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

As Governments around the world push to eliminate TB, PrimeStore® MTM serves as a crucial new tool to facilitate safe and accurate TB diagnosis and...


21 Mar, 2018, 13:00 GMT Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics LLC receives de novo clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for PrimeStore® Molecular Transport Medium establishing a new class of microbial nucleic acid stabilization devices for molecular testing

PrimeStore® MTM was designed to rapidly inactivate pathogens within the sample and stabilize the RNA and DNA to provide safer and more efficient...


08 Mar, 2018, 17:25 GMT EpiVax and GAIA Vaccine Foundation Celebrate Women's Achievements Throughout History and Across Nations

EpiVax Inc., ("EpiVax") an innovative Rhode Island-based biotechnology company, has a lot to celebrate on International Women's Day. The company,...


05 Mar, 2018, 17:00 GMT ViiV Healthcare Announces Positive New Dolutegravir Data for the Treatment of People Living With HIV Co-Infected With Tuberculosis

INSPIRING study results contribute to the extensive body of evidence for dolutegravir, the leading integrase strand transfer inhibitor, in...


27 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT More People Living With HIV and Cancer Should Get Appropriate Cancer Treatment, According to New Guidelines

New NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Cancer in People Living With HIV seek to reduce unnecessary, deadly cancer...


19 Feb, 2018, 13:00 GMT GenePOC Launches Its revogene™ Instrument and GBS LB Test in Canada

GenePOC Inc., member of the Debiopharm Group™, is proud to announce the launch in its home market for the revogene instrument and the GenePOC™ GBS...


15 Feb, 2018, 08:00 GMT Debiopharm Continues the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance With Investment in ABAC Therapeutics Inc.

ABAC develops new targeted antibiotics for patients with severe infections Debiopharm Group ™ announces an investment in antibiotic development...


07 Feb, 2018, 13:00 GMT First vaccine carrier approved by World Health Organization to prevent vaccine freezing during transport commercially available

PATH's Freeze-Safe innovation sets a new benchmark, helping protect vaccine potency, reducing health worker burden, and providing cost savings to...


06 Feb, 2018, 15:30 GMT Global Swine and Avian Influenza Drug Development Pipeline Review 2017 Featuring Gemmus Pharma, Aphios, Fides Pharma, Inovio, Microbiotix, NanoViricides, Shionogi and Tria Bioscience

The "Swine and Avian Influenza Drug Development Pipeline Review, 2017" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. H5N1 is a...


05 Feb, 2018, 13:00 GMT Worldwide Clostridium Difficile Infection Treatment Market to Reach US$ 1,316.7 Mn by 2025 - Persistence Market Research

Global Market Study on Clostridium Difficile Infection Treatment: Fidaxomicin Drug Type to Witness Rapid Adoption in the Near Future The global...


30 Jan, 2018, 14:09 GMT Condair Launches "Humidity Fights Flu" Campaign

Humidification specialist, Condair, is launching a "Humidity Fights Flu" campaign to promote awareness that an indoor humidity level of 40-60%RH...


29 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT African Leaders Join Forces to Help End AIDS in Children by 2030 - OAFLA and the African Union Launch the 'Free To Shine' Campaign that Aims to Help Prevent New HIV Infections and Childhood Deaths

The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) and the African Union have today launched 'Free To Shine', a new campaign that...


24 Jan, 2018, 00:01 GMT Synthetic Virus to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and UCL researchers have created an artificial virus which kills bacteria on first contact NPL, the...