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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23 May, 2018, 13:11 BST The Cayman Government and Oxitec Launch Innovative Pilot to Suppress Aedes aegypti

Cayman's mosquito control unit announces launch of new pilot project that will combine Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes aegypti mosquito with...


15 May, 2018, 12:30 BST Accuray Unveils New Company Website Reflecting Industry-Leading Patient-First Cancer Treatment Innovation and Care

Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today the unveiling of a new corporate website that reflects the company's evolution and leadership...


14 May, 2018, 12:20 BST Infectious Disease Diagnostic Market Demand, Business Opportunity and Future Growth Analysis Report: Radiant Insights, Inc.

Global infectious disease diagnostic market anticipated in a significant CAGR in the estimated period. Infectious disease diagnostics resembles...


10 May, 2018, 12:10 BST MMR Vaccine Market is Projected to Grow Rapidly Owing to Rise in Cases of Measles, Mumps and Rubella Disease Till 2021 | Million Insights

The global MMR Vaccine Market is segmented on the basis of product, application and geography. MMR vaccine is also known as MPR vaccine. It is an...


09 May, 2018, 14:11 BST Minimising Rates of Infection - L&R Launches "Hygiene in Practice"

Lohmann & Rauscher (L&R) has made its inaugural presentation of the "hygiene in practice" movement at the annual conference of the...


01 May, 2018, 12:05 BST Edixomed: Breakthrough Wound Care Technology With Potential to Strike Back Against the Threat of Killer Superbugs

"If we don't act now, superbugs will kill us before climate change does." Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England,...


25 Apr, 2018, 15:15 BST Leading Bed Net Manufacturer, Vestergaard, Meets WHO's Approval For PBO Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets With PermaNet® 3.0, A Next Generation Bednet

Advanced technology offers increased efficacy against mosquitoes resistant to the insecticide currently approved for use in bed nets...


23 Apr, 2018, 04:43 BST Juntendo University Research: Malaria in Africa is Developing Resistance to Drugs

Annual deaths from malaria are decreasing, but the disease is still a global health problem, with 216 million new cases estimated in 2016 alone,...


20 Apr, 2018, 16:00 BST Vector Control Market Worth 20.37 Billion USD by 2023

The report "Vector Control Market by Vector Type (Insects and Rodents), End-use Sector (Commercial & Industrial and Residential), Method of...


19 Apr, 2018, 14:00 BST Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test Market to Touch US$ 3,800.0 Mn by 2025, Says TMR

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new report titled, "Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...


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...