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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10:26 GMT Head of Global Patient Access Joins Inceptua

Inceptua Group today announces that Clive Whitcher joins Inceptua as Vice President, Head of Global Patient Access. (Logo:...


13 Nov, 2018, 16:16 GMT Scientists from the Mérieux Foundation and the Child Health Research Foundation Warn of Potential Typhoid Crisis After Discovering New Highly Drug-Resistant Strains

Two new highly drug-resistant forms of Salmonella Typhi have been discovered in Bangladesh. The bacteria are responsible for typhoid fever, a...


13 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Neurent Medical's RF-based Minimally Invasive Rhinitis Therapy Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan

Based on its recent analysis of the European rhinitis therapy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Neurent Medical with the 2018 European New Product...


18 Oct, 2018, 13:43 BST Oxitec to Develop 2nd Friendly™ Mosquito Strain Designed to Combat Malaria-Spreading Mosquitoes

Expanded collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will leverage Oxitec's Friendly™ biological engineering platform to develop a...


17 Oct, 2018, 11:05 BST Malaria Diagnostics Market Worth $888.77 Million by 2025 | CAGR 4.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global malaria diagnostics market size is expected to reach USD 888.77 million by 2025 expanding at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period,...


10 Oct, 2018, 06:10 BST Britta Fuenfstueck Appointed as New CEO of the HARTMANN GROUP

Britta Fuenfstueck to succeed Andreas Joehle as CEO of the HARTMANN Group on January 1, 2019 She comes with several years of chief executive and...


03 Oct, 2018, 13:00 BST PARI Pharma's eFlow® Technology device, LAMIRA™, approved as the only nebulizer system to deliver Insmed's ARIKAYCE® (amikacin liposome inhalation suspension)

PARI Pharma GmbH, a company focused on the development and commercialization of advanced aerosol delivery systems based on eFlow Technology,...


02 Oct, 2018, 06:00 BST Office of Generic Drugs (OGD/FDA) Awards $1M FDA Contract to CUBRC and EpiVax for Demonstration and Validation of Immunogenicity Risk Assessment Methods for Generic Peptide Drugs and Their Impurities

EpiVax, Inc. ("EpiVax") and CUBRC, Inc. ("CUBRC") announced today that they have been awarded a two-year $1 million contract from the Food and Drug...


28 Sep, 2018, 04:30 BST Global rotavirus vaccine options expand with World Health Organization prequalification of new vaccine from India

PATH welcomes the World Health Organization's (WHO's) prequalification of the thermostable rotavirus vaccine, ROTASIIL®, manufactured by Serum...


21 Sep, 2018, 13:00 BST Wearable Injectors Market: Rising Prevalence of Chronic Diseases to Enhance Growth, Says TMR

The global wearable injectors market has been gaining traction in the last few years and holds immense growth potential. Thanks to this, several new...


20 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST MeMed Raises Over $70 Million to Advance Pioneering Point-Of-Care Platform and Immune-Based Test for Distinguishing Bacterial Versus Viral Infections

Round includes leading international investors, further solidifying MeMed's leadership in host-based diagnostics MeMed today announced the completion ...


18 Sep, 2018, 19:07 BST Medicago Officially Starts the Construction of its Site in Estimauville's Innovation Area

Medicago, a Canadian biotech company and global leader in the development and production of plant-based vaccines, is enthusiastically breaking ground ...


14 Sep, 2018, 13:30 BST Viral Clearance Market Worth $724.5 Million by 2023

According to a new market research report "Viral Clearance Market by Application (Recombinant Proteins, Blood, Vaccines), End User (Pharmaceutical &...


13 Sep, 2018, 11:18 BST BioArctic SIgns a Research Agreement With Brain Biomarker Solutions in Gothenburg AB to Develop New Diagnostics for Alzheimer's Disease

BioArctic AB (publ) (Nasdaq Stockholm: BIOA B) has signed a research agreement with Brain Biomarker Solutions in Gothenburg AB (BBS). BBS was founded ...


10 Sep, 2018, 13:00 BST Antiviral Drugs Market to Reach a Valuation of US$ 82.9 Billion by 2024, Says TMR

As per the research study by Transparency Market Research, in 2015, the global antiviral drugs market was worth US$48.3 bn and is projected to reach...


07 Sep, 2018, 10:44 BST Hugo Petit Appointed CFO of OxThera

OxThera AB, a Stockholm-based privately-held rare disease company today announced the appointment of Hugo Petit as its new Chief Financial Officer....


30 Aug, 2018, 13:15 BST Infectious Disease Testing to Establish Prominence in Global IVD Market Through 2023

Increase in adoption of advanced technologies such as molecular & rapid systems, rise in incidence of infectious diseases, and growing awareness of...


22 Aug, 2018, 15:00 BST Vaccines Market to Grow at 6.7% CAGR and to Reach US$ 50.42 Billion by 2023, Led by Hepatitis and Influenza

ReportsnReports added vaccines market report with major players operating are GlaxoSmithKline, plc (UK), Pfizer, Inc. (US), Merck & Co., Inc. (US),...


20 Aug, 2018, 11:35 BST Infection Control Market to Witness Growth Swiftly due to Growing Focus on Disinfection & Food Sterilization Till 2025 | Million Insights

Global Infection Control Market is expected to reach USD 258.3 billion by 2025. Infection control is termed as a process to avert the spreading of...


14 Aug, 2018, 13:10 BST Clinical Microbiology Market Size Worth $16.7 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global clinical microbiology market size is expected to reach USD 16.7 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It ...


06 Aug, 2018, 07:55 BST NEXT Biometrics Receives First Orders for Government Certified Fingerprint Readers in India

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the...


01 Aug, 2018, 14:00 BST Beckman Coulter Announces Commercialization of DxM MicroScan WalkAway System

Beckman Coulter announced today commercialization of its DxM MicroScan WalkAway system, a diagnostic solution for bacterial identification and...


31 Jul, 2018, 08:00 BST Pfizer's New Report Shows How Behavioural Science Can Help Boost Preventative Healthcare Measures

Released today, a new report based on research by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Pfizer Vaccines assesses why, despite the...


26 Jul, 2018, 14:00 BST GISAID announces a major contribution from Seqirus to support open and rapid sharing of influenza virus data

The Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID), a non-profit organization and public-private partnership dedicated to strengthening the ...


26 Jul, 2018, 14:00 BST GISAID announces a major contribution from Seqirus to support open and rapid sharing of influenza virus data

The Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID), a non-profit organization and public-private partnership dedicated to strengthening the ...