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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17 Jan, 2019, 15:11 GMT European Clinical Research Alliance on Infectious Diseases Kicks Off

On January 17, global networks and key stakeholders will discuss ECRAID and its sustainable solutions to protect Europe from antimicrobial resistance ...


14 Jan, 2019, 12:00 GMT Infectious Disease Testing Market 2019-2023 Emerging Opportunities in the Americas, EMEA, APAC--A 69-Country Analysis-Supplier Shares and Strategies, Test Volume and Sales Segment Forecasts, Technology and Instrumentation Review

ReportsnReports.com adds 2019-2023 Infectious Disease Testing Market: Emerging Opportunities in the Americas, EMEA, APAC--A 69-Country...


11 Dec, 2018, 17:14 GMT The Menarini Group Announces Meropenem/vaborbactam European Marketing Authorization

Meropenem/vaborbactam approved on 20th November 2018 by the European Commission for clinical use in adult patients with difficult-to-treat infections ...


11 Dec, 2018, 17:14 GMT The Menarini Group Announces Meropenem/vaborbactam European Marketing Authorization

Meropenem/vaborbactam approved on 20th November 2018 by the European Commission for clinical use in adult patients with difficult-to-treat infections ...


05 Dec, 2018, 10:00 GMT DTRA Commits Additional Funds to MeMed's Innovative Bacterial Versus Viral Test and Point-of-Care Platform

MeMed's contract with DTRA is expanded to include key verification milestones MeMed today announced DTRA's expanded commitment to their point-of-care ...


04 Dec, 2018, 06:16 GMT Juntendo University Research: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Suppress Allergic Conjunctivitis Symptoms

Researchers at Juntendo University report in the FASEB Journal that a diet based on omega-3 fatty acids alleviates allergic conjunctivitis in mice....


29 Nov, 2018, 11:00 GMT Keshia Chanté Helps Casey House Open the Doors to Healing House, The World's First HIV+ Spa

95 million North Americans Believe HIV/AIDS is Contracted through Skin-to-Skin Touch Juno Award winner and activist Keshia Chanté receives first-ever ...


27 Nov, 2018, 12:17 GMT OIC appreciates Bio Farma's role in promoting Vaccine Self Reliance among OIC Member Countries

Delegations from Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) visited Bio Farma in Bandung, accompanied by Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food...


26 Nov, 2018, 13:30 GMT Foresee Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Last Patient Visit in Registration Phase 3 Study of LMIS 25 mg (fp-001) for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Foresee Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (6576.TWO) today announced that all patients had completed participation in its Phase 3, multinational, multicenter ...


22 Nov, 2018, 11:00 GMT Multiplex Assays Market is Anticipated to Reach US$ 4,277.31 Mn by 2026; Increased Prevalence of Chronic and Infectious Diseases Drive Market - TMR

The global multiplex assays market is anticipated to reach US$ 4,277.31 Mn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 7.90% from 2018 to 2026. Expansion of the...


22 Nov, 2018, 09:32 GMT KT Partners with Ghana Gov't for Epidemic Preparedness

KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications company, reached a milestone deal with Ghana to fight epidemics last ...


21 Nov, 2018, 08:11 GMT Kleresca® Employs Industrial Postdoc Researcher to Investigate Impact of Fluorescent Light Energy (FLE) on Human Immune System

Kleresca®, a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialisation of a unique biophotonic technology in dermatology, has...


19 Nov, 2018, 18:00 GMT Nano-Care: Invisible Self-disinfection: “Wipe-on Glass” Enables Permanent Hygiene and Protection From Infection Through Creation of Antimicrobial Surfaces

The spin-off from the Leibniz-Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrücken, Nano-Care Deutschland AG launches the third generation of ultra-thin...


19 Nov, 2018, 18:00 GMT Nano-Care: Invisible Self-disinfection: “Wipe-on Glass” Enables Permanent Hygiene and Protection From Infection Through Creation of Antimicrobial Surfaces

The spin-off from the Leibniz-Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrücken, Nano-Care Deutschland AG launches the third generation of ultra-thin...


19 Nov, 2018, 13:40 GMT Red Tractor: The Farm Antibiotic Success Story Must be Allowed to Flourish Post-Brexit

"Britain must not go backward on antibiotic controls to appease US trade deals" - Jim Moseley, CEO of Red Tractor Red Tractor CEO, Jim Moseley today...


15 Nov, 2018, 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...


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...