Infectious Disease Control

Rentokil Initial Builds a Healthier and Safer Future With Pest and Hygiene Awareness

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- It is often said that education is the key to solving many world issues, and that ignorance can be deadly. In 2017, a total of 82,840 dengue fever cases and 171 dengue related deaths were recorded, while influenza and pneumonia mortality ranks...

2018-05-18 16:03 1635

Sinovac Forced to Temporarily Suspend Flu Vaccine Production Due to Disruptive Actions taken by Minority Shareholder of Sinovac Beijing

BEIJING, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA) ("Sinovac " or the "Company"), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products inChina, today announced it has been forced to temporarily suspend its flu vaccine production and destroy the flu vaccines it is currently produc...

2018-05-01 19:00 848

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 SEATTLE, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PATH and United Kingdom-based test developer Mologic have entered an agreement to advance a new rapid diagnostic test to support treatment and elimination ofPl...

2018-04-19 06:48 677

Merck Helps Accelerate Global Access to Affordable Vaccines

- Collaboration with Oxford University to develop cost-effective vaccine manufacturing processes, accelerate vaccine availability - New vaccine manufacturing facility in Ghana to serve as a catalyst to help country and region address health challenges DARMSTADT, Germany, April 12, 2018 /PR...

2018-04-12 20:00 893

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 expedite detection of M. tuberculosis drug resistance gene mutations BETHESDA, Maryland, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Longhorn Vaccines and Diagno...

2018-03-23 00:16 710

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 workflow to the rapidly growing global molecular testing market BETHESDA, Maryland, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics L...

2018-03-21 21:00 605

EpiVax and GAIA Vaccine Foundation Celebrate Women's Achievements Throughout History and Across Nations

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax Inc., ("EpiVax") an innovativeRhode Island-based biotechnology company, has a lot to celebrate on International Women's Day. The company, founded and led by Dr.Annie De Groot, boasts a female-majority work force and appears multiple times in ...

2018-03-09 02:28 708

EpiVax and GAIA Vaccine Foundation Celebrate Women's Achievements Throughout History and Across Nations

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax Inc., ("EpiVax") an innovativeRhode Island-based biotechnology company, has a lot to celebrate on International Women's Day. The company, founded and led by Dr.Annie De Groot, boasts a female-majority work force and appears multiple times in ...

2018-03-09 01:25 368

ViiV Healthcare Announces Positive New Dolutegravir Data for the Treatment of People Living With HIV Co-Infected With Tuberculosis

LONDON, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- INSPIRING study results contribute to the extensive body of evidence for dolutegravir, the leading integrase strand transfer inhibitor, in diverse and hard to treat patient populations ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company, majority owned by G...

2018-03-06 01:00 740

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 care gaps. FORT WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has released brand new NCCN ...

2018-02-27 22:00 732

WuXi Biologics Congratulates Tychan for Dosing First Patient of a Zika Antibody after Record 9 Months of Development

SHANGHAI, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics (2269.HK), a leading global open-access biologics technology platform company offering end-to-end solutions for biologics discovery, development and manufacturing, today congratulated its partner Tychan for dosing the first patient with a fir...

2018-02-09 09:04 816

Eurocine Vaccines Takes Advantage of Yet Another Influenza Season, Launching its Second Clinical Study on Immunose™ FLU

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurocine Vaccines initiates a phase I/II clinical study in older adults with its quadrivalent nasal influenza vaccine candidate Immunose™ FLU. The purpose of the study is to evaluate safety, tolerability, as well as serological and mucosal immune response...

2018-02-08 00:41 703

First Vaccine Carrier Approved by World Health Organization to Prevent Vaccine Freezing during Transport Commercially Available

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the first commercially available freeze-free vaccine carrier will begin introductory field trials in Nepal. This follows the World Health Organization (WHO) announcement that the Indian-made carrier using PATH's "Freeze-Safe" reference design passed...

2018-02-07 21:00 617

A New, Harmonized Approach Takes a Stand against Rising Rates and Poor Outcomes for Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

National Comprehensive Cancer Network introduces targeted regional resources created in collaboration with the African Cancer Coalition, the American Cancer Society, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative. FORT WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive ...

2017-11-08 17:00 599

Charoen Pokphand Foods announces global policy on responsible antimicrobials use

BANGKOK, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has adopted a vision on responsible antimicrobials use in livestock and aquaculture businesses, a global policy aimed at affirming its leading status as a global safe food producer. This vision on responsible antimicrobials u...

2017-10-25 08:00 1419

Mindray Receives CE Marking Approval for HIV and HBV CLIA Test Kits

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray announced it has received CE Marking certificates issued by TUV SUD, a global certification body for medical devices, for its HIV and HBV (HBsAg, Anti-HBs, Anti-HBc, HBeAg, and Anti-HBe) CLIA (Chemiluminescence Immunoassay) test kits. Mindray...

2017-10-24 22:17 1474

Frost & Sullivan Applauds GenePOC's Commitment to Advancing Molecular Diagnostics through Technological Leadership and Patient-centric Innovation

GenePOC's multifactorial strategy, as it innovates toward global leadership, expands testing menus tailored to specific geographies LONDON, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the molecular diagnostics (MDx) market for infectious diseases, Frost & Sullivan recognises Ge...

2017-10-24 20:30 574

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Softing for Its Best-in-class Data Intelligence Solutions

Softing's industrial data analytics solutions drive efficiency while enabling cost and risk reduction SANTA CLARA, California, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the production analytics industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Softing with the 2017 Europe Enabling Technol...

2017-10-05 15:00 769

Boston University Research Shows RayVio UVB LED is 2.4 Times More Efficient Than Sunlight for Producing Vitamin D3 in Human Skin

Breakthrough research will lead to new photopharmacology applications to help treat and prevent chronic illnesses HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published today in Scientific Reports shows that light fromRayVio's

2017-09-13 23:00 1882

INDOHUN Hosts Health Diplomacy Training: Prepare Young Practitioners in Handling Global Crisis

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia One Health University Network (INDOHUN) collaborating with Senior Diplomatic Course of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sesparlu Kemlu), conducted a training entitled "Global Health Diplomacy" in Le Meridien Hotel, ...

2017-08-31 18:43 2451
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