Infectious Disease Control

As News Breaks that Second Health Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola National Nurses Call on President Obama to Issue Executive Order Directing Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on PresidentBarack Obama to "invoke his executive authority" to order all U.S. hospitals to meet the highest "uniform, nationa...

2014-10-16 13:42 2306

Clean Hands, Healthy Kids!

CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, leading health and hygiene brand, Safeguard, is partnering with Ministries of Health and Education around the world to capitalize on Global Handwashing Day, October 15, as the perfect opportunity to educate and inspire kid...

2014-10-14 09:00 2721

(RED) And Bank of America Challenge The Global Fitness Community to Go the Distance with Turn Your Miles (RED), Powered By Nike+

CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Beginning on Oct. 12, the day of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, throughDec. 7, three global brands are coming together to "TURN YOUR MILES (RED)" – harnessing the power of community to support the fight against HIV/AIDS. TURN YOUR MILES (RED) is an ...

2014-10-10 21:00 4211

National Airlines Supports Ebola Relief Efforts

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Airlines is proud to have been called on to contribute to Ebola relief efforts inLiberia. In cooperation with the United States Government, National Airlines, using one of its B747-400 Freighters, carried a planeload of medical and other relief...

2014-10-04 03:25 3036

Lakeland Industries Announces Global Availability of Hazmat Suits for Ebola

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE), a leading global manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and to first responders on the federal, state and local levels, today announced the global availabili...

2014-09-12 23:03 2702

Gates Foundation Commits $50 Million to Support Emergency Response to Ebola

SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will commit$50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak inWest Africa and interrupt transmission of the virus. The foundation will immediately release fle...

2014-09-11 01:26 2754

America's #1 Disease Forecaster & World's First & Only Disease Almanac Publisher

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascel Bio, the disease forecast and outbreak warning company, publishes new assessment of Ebola outbreak inWest Africa, country-by-country. * Full Assessment: http://www.ascelbio.com/blog/ * Key Images Available: http://...

2014-09-08 20:00 1555

Philips showcases sleep and breathing solutions that span the care continuum at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2014

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics , a division ofRoyal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its innovative range of sleep and respiratory disease...

2014-09-05 15:00 2700

Legatum Seeds Ebola Crisis Fund With $150,000 Gift

DUBAI, UAE, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legatum Foundation, the development arm of the Legatum Group, today announced a donation of$150,000 to the Ebola Crisis Fund, a fund established to help prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus inWest Africa. The current outbreak of Ebola, c...

2014-09-04 00:55 2359

ViiV Healthcare receives FDA approval for Triumeq® (abacavir, dolutegravir and lamivudine), a new single-pill regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection

LONDON, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Triumeq® (abacavir 600mg, dolutegravir 50mg and lamivudine 300mg) tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.1 Triumeq is ViiV Healthcare's first dolutegravir-based ...

2014-08-23 04:17 3815

New Life Sciences Research Reveals Early Stage Treatments to Help Scientists in the Fight against Ebola

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters , the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released a comprehensivedisease profile on Ebola Virus Disease

2014-08-18 21:18 2637

A Shot of Good Health : CRY India's Immunization Campaign

SINGAPORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopika was born against all the odds in an area ofIndia where foeticide is prevalent. Hailing from Ponamalai Nagar, a village in the Salem district of Andhra Pradesh, her family cherished their daughter, taking the utmost care in her health and development...

2014-07-30 20:37 1498

Outlook for Hepatitis Patients Set to Improve with Development of Accessible Treatments

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science Business of Thomson Reuters , the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released a new study in recognition of World Hepatit...

2014-07-28 21:09 1561

Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2014 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after market close on Thursday, August 14, 2014 EDT. ...

2014-07-25 17:00 1445

Founding of WAIDID, the World Association for Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders Unveiled at the Infectious Diseases World Summit Shanghai 5-6 July 2014

MILAN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WAIDID, the new International Scientific Society  presided over by Prof. Susanna Esposito, has the objective of promoting scientific research and the dissemination of information on infectious and immunological diseases on both the national and international ...

2014-07-07 17:55 1760

International Vaccine Institute Launches New Video Marketing Campaign, "Choose Your World"

SEOUL, South Korea, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) unveiled today a new integrated video marketing campaign, "Choose Your World," promoting awareness and encouraging grassroots fundraising to support the organization's initiatives. The campaign features a 3-mi...

2014-07-02 12:37 3319

BD Launches New Point-of-Care System for HIV/AIDS Patients

-- Easy-to-use CD4 analysis platform tailored to meet the needs of resource-limited settings SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of the BD...

2014-05-06 09:00 1123

FDA Approves Ibalizumab Manufactured by WuXi PharmaTech for Treatment of Patients on Expanded Access

SHANGHAI and TAIPEI, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) and TaiMed Biologics today announced that the FDA has approved the first batch of the ibalizumab (TMB-355) drug substance and sterile drug product manufactured at WuXi's biologics facilities for ongoing treatment of patients...

2014-05-05 20:00 1236

bioCSL supports public health efforts in Laos with donation of more than 700,000 doses of seasonal influenza vaccine

-- Participation in innovative public-private collaboration helps improve vaccination infrastructure, expand patient reach in partner countries KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- bioCSL, formerly CSL Biotherapies, has announced the donation of more than 700,000 doses of its influe...

2014-04-29 01:23 2335

Thomson Reuters Study Shows Potential Malaria Vaccine on Horizon as Global Climate Change Threatens to Increase World Incidence Rate

- New analysis in support of World Malaria Day reveals key advances and challenges in malaria research PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Malaria Day, the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters( http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com ), the wor...

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