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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14:39 BST U.S. Support for Drugmakers Fuels Effort to Secure Shortest Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccines to prevent Covid-19 infection are hurtling through development at speeds never before seen. But mounting promises that some vaccine may be...


04 Jun, 2020, 19:00 BST In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Market to Reach USD 98.3 Billion By 2027 | Reports And Data

The Global In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) market is forecasted to reach USD 98.3 Billion by 2027, according to a new report by Reports and Data. The...


04 Jun, 2020, 13:40 BST DERMALOG Fever Check at the Wiesbaden Casino

With its Fever Detection Camera, DERMALOG has developed a solution that measures body temperatures fast and accurately when walking by and can...


04 Jun, 2020, 10:18 BST COVID-19 Screening for Luxury Home Rentals Staff and Contractors in a Regional First

As countries are slowly re-opening and returning to a 'new normal', Dubai-based hospitality firm Maison Privee is the first to implement a mandatory...


04 Jun, 2020, 07:00 BST Press Launch of hVIVO COVID Clear Test, the Most Accurate Antibody Test Available to UK Employers to Help Get People Back to Work

Launched on Thursday 4th June 2020, hVIVO COVID Clear Test, https://hvivo.com/covid-clear/, which is part of Open Orphan plc,...


03 Jun, 2020, 14:43 BST KLORIS Finds 42% of British Adults Are Feeling More Anxious Now Than at the Start of Lockdown in a Survey With YouGov

As the UK begins to emerge from lockdown, are we becoming less anxious? How have we been coping with feelings of anxiety in lockdown? And are we...


03 Jun, 2020, 14:00 BST Coronavirus Impact on PPE and Ventilators, Beroe Analysis

The impact of COVID-19 on the medical devices industry is high, and is expected to have a medium-long term effect as the industry is witnessing a...


03 Jun, 2020, 13:50 BST Developing a COVID-19 Vaccine Quickly Proving to be a Daunting Task But Progress Still Expected

Rapid development of a vaccine to prevent the global health crisis is a global imperative, and defining the stakes and potential hurdles is critical...


03 Jun, 2020, 13:45 BST Doctors on the Front Lines Are Testing New Therapies to Treat COVID-19

Researchers have been working furiously to identify medications to combat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. While there are no definitive...


03 Jun, 2020, 10:00 BST Eleva's Drug Candidate to Be Examined for Use in COVID-19 Treatment

Eleva, a manufacturer of superior biologics, is exploring the potential of one of its drug candidates for first-in-line therapy of COVID-19. The...


02 Jun, 2020, 14:49 BST Easy Payment Gateway: Why the Gambling Sector Has Grown During the COVID-19 Crisis

The extraordinary situation in which we find ourselves as a result of the COVID-19 crisis has led to a temporary sale decline in many economic...


02 Jun, 2020, 14:42 BST DERMALOG Fever Check at Clever Fit Gym

After a mandatory corona break of several weeks, sports facilities and fitness studios in Germany are reopening. Operators have to comply with...


02 Jun, 2020, 14:02 BST KFC Selects Restaurant Analytics Solution From Manthan for its Canadian Business

KFC, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands Inc., announced today it has selected Manthan, a leading cloud-based AI and Analytics provider, as a strategic...


02 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Cellenkos® Inc. Announces FDA Clearance to Initiate Phase 1 Double- Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cryopreserved Cord Blood-Derived T-Regulatory Cells (CK0802) for Treatment of COVID-19 Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Cellenkos Inc., a privately held, clinical stage biotech company announced today that the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the way to...


02 Jun, 2020, 08:00 BST OBBI Solutions Launch Free Online Platform for Businesses to Help Staff Get Back to Work Safely

OBBI Solutions, an multi award-winning, Northern Ireland based IT company has launched an online platform which can help employers who need to...


01 Jun, 2020, 20:16 BST Sun King Diamonds Partners With Tecknomonster to Create Exclusive Diamond-coated Watch Case for COVID-19 Charity Auction

Sun King Diamonds and Tecknomonster will auction their first-ever luxury diamond-coated watch case online on June 1, 2020. The proceeds will be...


01 Jun, 2020, 14:30 BST Covid-19 Diagnostics Market to Reach $445.4 Mn, Globally, by the Fourth Quarter of 2020: Allied Market Research

Allied Market Research published a report, titled,"Covid-19 Diagnostics Market by Product (PCR Kits, POC Kits and Immunoassay), Technology (Molecular ...


01 Jun, 2020, 13:45 BST Pathogen Detection and Vaccine Candidates Contribute in Fight Against Ongoing Pandemic

As the first wave of COVID-19 begins to wane, and the second wave threatens to extend the pandemic well into the latter half of 2020, the medical...


01 Jun, 2020, 11:00 BST Business Reporter: Sustainable Supply Chains Won't Just Help the Planet Survive, They Can Also Protect Your Business During a Pandemic

As climate change has become the focus of so much worldwide debate, sustainability has been thrust into the strategy of nearly every business...


01 Jun, 2020, 07:30 BST RDIF and ChemRar to Deliver 60,000 Courses of the First COVID-19 Drug Registered in Russia, Avifavir, to the Country's Hospitals in June

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia's sovereign wealth fund, and the ChemRar Group will deliver 60,000 courses of Avifavir to Russian...


29 May, 2020, 18:48 BST Dante Labs Launches Most-Affordable, Pan-European Coronavirus Tests for Current Infection (PCR Swab) and Antibodies

Dante Labs announced today two new premium COVID-19 testing solutions, to identify antibodies and current infection (PCR swab) at affordable prices,...


29 May, 2020, 18:27 BST Arcadia Emphasises the Role of Custom Software Development in Global Medical Safety

Where development of vaccines usually takes years, the U.K. could roll out 30 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine as early as September, according to ...


29 May, 2020, 15:12 BST Dhir & Dhir Associates Sets Up COVID-19 India Advisory Desk

With the world's most massive lockdown to date in its fourth stage, the legal fraternity both in law firms and corporates are gearing up to meet the...


29 May, 2020, 13:45 BST Second Wave Concerns Create Urgent Need For Fast, Accurate Tests and Plausible Vaccines

As countries around the globe begin to lift stay-at-home orders and return to work, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that lifting...


29 May, 2020, 10:16 BST Science and Technology Daily: China's Commitment in Global Fight against COVID-19

A news report by Science and Technology Daily: The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) was held in a special period of time when the outbreak of...