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

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...


11 Jul, 2017, 15:00 BST Oxitec Launching Friendly™ Aedes Project in Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Oxitec Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), today announced Oxitec do Brasil has signed a contract to launch the...


06 Jul, 2017, 13:30 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 Position...


04 Jul, 2017, 07:00 BST Roche launches the first fully automated CE marked HIV-1/HIV-2 qualitative diagnostic test on cobas® 6800/8800 Systems

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the commercial availability of the cobas® HIV-1/HIV-2 for use on the automated cobas® 6800/8800...


28 Jun, 2017, 18:32 BST Professor Tayyaba Hasan Receives IPA Award for Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy

At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Professor Tayyaba Hasan was the recipient of the 2017 AWARD FOR...


28 Jun, 2017, 13:00 BST GenePOC Announces an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Cardinal Health Covering the US Market

GenePOC announces the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Cardinal Health to become its commercial partner in the United States...


27 Jun, 2017, 15:00 BST Global Infection Control Market 2014-2017 & 2025 - Focus on Equipment, Disinfectors, Sterilization Equipment, Services, Consumables

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Infection Control Market Analysis By Type (Equipment, Disinfectors, Sterilization...


26 Jun, 2017, 21:25 BST Professor Michael Wilson Receives IPA Lifetime Achievement Award in Antimicrobial PDT Research

At the 16th International Photodynamic Association (IPA) World Congress in Coimbra, Professor Michael Wilson was the recipient of the 2017 LIFETIME...


20 Jun, 2017, 09:23 BST kENUP: European Investment Bank (EIB) supports Development and Production of Universal Flu Vaccine Candidate

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd., developer of the Universal Flu Vaccine candidate M-001, announced that they...


12 Jun, 2017, 14:30 BST Global Leaders Unite to Bring Polio One Step Closer to Eradication

Countries and partners pledge US$ 1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from polio every year Today, global health leaders gathered...