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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24 Jun, 2019, 04:42 BST Livestock Philippines 2019 Exhibition Postponed On Instruction of the Department of Agriculture due to Concerns of African Swine Fever

The Department of Agriculture has implemented tightened quarantine controls as one of its strategies since the outbreak started last year. As a...


30 May, 2019, 15:25 BST Orion Biotechnology's Chief Medical Officer to Present at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting in Chicago

Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd., a developer of novel medical treatments, today announced their Chief Medical Officer, Ian McGowan MD Ph.D. FRCP,...


22 May, 2019, 18:40 BST Bulletin from Annual General Meeting in Q-linea AB (publ)

Today on 22 May 2019, Q-linea AB (publ) (Nasdaq Stockholm: QLINEA) held its annual general meeting for the financial year 2018 in Uppsala, whereby...


22 May, 2019, 13:00 BST Experts Discuss Decentralized Manufacturing to Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases and Promote Universal Health Coverage at World Health Assembly Event

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today hosted a panel discussion on the occasion of the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva,...


20 May, 2019, 13:00 BST Merck Joins TRANSVAC2 Program to Advance Vaccine Development and Manufacturing

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced its participation in a collaboration with the Vaccine Formulation Institute and the...


16 May, 2019, 13:00 BST GenePOC Obtains FDA Clearance for Its GenePOC™ Carba Test in the US

GenePOC announces FDA clearance of its molecular diagnostic test for the detection and differentiation of the five most frequent gene sequences...


16 May, 2019, 11:35 BST IVD Infectious Diseases Market Size Worth $31.45 Billion by 2026: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global in-vitro diagnostics infectious diseases market size is likely to reach USD 31.45 billion by 2026, according to a new report by Grand View ...


14 May, 2019, 13:00 BST Debiopharm Awarded $2.1 Million from CARB-X in the Fight Against a Highly Resistant Nosocomial-pneumonia Causing Superbug

Debiopharm (www.debiopharm.com) announced today that it has been awarded funding from the Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical...


08 May, 2019, 13:30 BST Video On Demand Market to Value at US$ 87.1 Bn at 9% CAGR by 2025 | Exclusive Report by Fortune Business Insights

The video on demand market is forecast to gain from rapid penetration of the Internet in undeveloped nations. Fortune Business Insights has recently...


02 May, 2019, 09:00 BST New Study Results Find That The Blood Biomarker MR-proADM May Prevent Early Hospital Discharge in Patients with Developing Sepsis

Results from the multi-centre study titled "The early identification of disease progression in patients with suspected infection presenting to the...


30 Apr, 2019, 17:22 BST GenePOC, a Subsidiary of Debiopharm Group, Reaches an Agreement With Meridian Bioscience for the Acquisition of Their Molecular Diagnostics Business

Debiopharm (www.debiopharm.com), announced today having reached an agreement with Meridian Bioscience, Inc. for Meridian to acquire GenePOC's...


25 Apr, 2019, 07:00 BST Less Than a Quarter of UK Adults Surveyed Are Aware of or Up-to-Date With Vaccinations[i]

Misinformation on social media, a growing complacency of vaccinations and gaps in vaccination coverage, are cited as main reasons for the return of...


23 Apr, 2019, 14:00 BST PrimeStore® MTM opens Sputum-free Molecular Screening for M. tuberculosis Infection

The results of a pilot study using Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics's patented sample collection technology, PrimeStore® MTM, were presented at the...


23 Apr, 2019, 07:00 BST PATH and MMV launch 5-year global initiative to support elimination of relapsing malaria

PATH and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announce a 5-year, jointly-led initiative, VivAccess, to support countries in the elimination of...


17 Apr, 2019, 13:00 BST First Light Diagnostics Commended by Frost & Sullivan for its MultiPath™ Platform for Infectious Disease Management

Based on its recent analysis of the North American rapid diagnostics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes First Light Diagnostics, Inc. with the 2019...


11 Apr, 2019, 12:00 BST Completion of the First Interventional Phase-II Trial in the Innovative Medicines Initiative's New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs Programme

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)-funded COMBACTE-NET (Combatting Bacterial Resistance in Europe) consortium has completed the SAATELLITE...


09 Apr, 2019, 12:00 BST HIV/AIDS Diagnostics Market to Touch US$5.74 Billion by 2025, Says TMR

According to experts from TMR, the global HIV/AIDS diagnostics market was valued at US$2.606 bn in 2016. The HIV/AIDS diagnostics market to become...


09 Apr, 2019, 09:00 BST Enesi Pharma and University of Oxford Collaborate to Target Plague With a Novel ImplaVax®-enabled Adenovirus-based Solid Dose Vaccine

Enesi Pharma ("Enesi"), an innovative pharmaceutical company developing unique injectable solid dose drug-device vaccine products and scientists at...


09 Apr, 2019, 06:07 BST Orgentec Diagnostika Appoints Global Healthcare Leader Gary Winer As President And CEO

Orgentec Diagnostika, a leading specialty diagnostics company, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Gary Winer to president and...


25 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT DRIVE: Call for Researchers to Join New Efforts to Study Brand-specific Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness

A call has been issued for research institutes and networks to join new efforts to increase the understanding of influenza vaccine effectiveness in...


19 Mar, 2019, 11:10 GMT STD Diagnostics Market Analysis Report - Global Industry Outlook, Market Size & Growth Prospects, 2012 to 2022 | Million Insights

The global STD Diagnostics Market is anticipated to witness a higher CAGR in the forecast period. Sexually transmitted infections caused by HIV type...


04 Mar, 2019, 12:15 GMT Cholera Vaccine Market to Reach $207 Mn, Globally, by 2025 at 15.6% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Cholera Vaccine Market by Product (Dukoral, Shanchol, Vaxchora, Euvichol & Euvichol-Plus, and...


01 Mar, 2019, 14:00 GMT Various Industries Search for a Solution to the Spread of Infectious Diseases

The need for sanitization and disinfection is growing, not only in the medical industry but across many other sectors as well. In particular, the...


26 Feb, 2019, 14:00 GMT Infection Control Products Come Into the Spotlight for Healthcare Facilities

Technology within healthcare facilities has significantly improved in order to reduce infections. Despite the advancements, though, it is estimated...


21 Feb, 2019, 14:00 GMT Infection Control Seizes Headlines as Companies Look to Tackle Food-Borne Illnesses

The growing concern over infectious diseases developing in facilities, such as hospitals, has caused a demand for products to combat the spread....