Infectious Disease Control

CLJI Worldwide Trial Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Study Evaluating the Performance of VIBLOK as a Barrier for Herpes Simplex Virus Transmission in Men and Women

BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, Florida, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CLJI Worldwide reports the start of the VIBLOKSafety And perFormancE Trial (SAFE Trial). The CLJI Worldwide SAFE Trial will evaluate the performance of VIBLOK for adults infected with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital he...

2017-05-23 17:15 2250

Adimmune's Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine Approved by TFDA

TAIPEI, , May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan-based vaccine provider Adimmune (4142.TT) successfully obtained approval of its quadrivalent flu vaccine (ADIMFLU-S(QIS)) from Taiwan FDA. Adimmune will start the commercial production of quadrivalent flu vaccine in 2017 and supply the domestic out...

2017-05-10 17:46 2079

Terumo BCT Announces 2016 Advancing Apheresis Award Winner; Opens Applications for 2017

Terumo BCT funds a $10,000 USD grant to Aarhus University Hospital for solving venous access challenges LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo BCT, a global medical device manufacturing company, announced today that a team from the Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) inDenmark led by A...

2017-05-02 10:37 2188

BioNet-Asia Organized International Pertussis Symposium Celebrating its 15th Anniversary in Bangkok

BANGKOK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNet-Asia Co. Ltd organized the first International Symposium on Advances in Pertussis Immunisation inBangkok, Thailand. The Symposium was attended by more than 300 international and Thai experts on pertussis vaccination as well as public health stakehold...

2017-04-21 17:57 3317

Eurocine Vaccines Strengthens the Organization for Further Development

STOCKHOLM, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurocine Vaccines strengthens the organization with necessary competence, not only to prepare for further development of its first product, the nasal influenza vaccine candidate Immunose™ FLU, but also for further development of a pipeline of other vaccin...

2017-04-11 14:19 1934

PrimeStore(R) Molecular Transport Medium Aiding Laboratories Tracking H7N9 Avian Influenza

PrimeStore® MTM's pathogen inactivation and nucleic acid stabilization characteristics make it the ideal solution for transporting samples that potentially contain dangerous infectious agents for molecular testing and Next Generation Sequencing. BETHESDA, Md., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Long...

2017-03-22 21:00 1634

Innovative Supply Chain Information Platform Will Help Prepare for Next Pandemic

TOKYO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and NEC Corporation (NEC)announced on March 9 their collaboration for the development of the first ever information platform to provide end-to-end visibility of supply chains for pandemic interventions, on behalf of t...

2017-03-09 14:00 1977

Experts Call On Countries to Accelerate Regional Collaboration to Tackle Dengue Crisis

MANILA, Philippines, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past year, many countries inAsia have witnessed an alarming rise in the number of dengue cases that account for more than 70% of the global dengue cases[1].  This translates to an overwhelming 273 million dengue infections per year out o...

2017-02-28 12:00 1864

Sampoerna Achieves Four Manpower Awards from East Java Provincial Government

SURABAYA, Indonesia, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PT HM Sampoerna Tbk. (Sampoerna) has again won awards in the manpower sector. The four awards, given by the East Java Provincial Government, arePlatinum Award for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Mitigation in the Workplace,Zero Accident Award, Work Safet...

2017-02-27 09:00 2297

Mundipharma Demonstrates Innovative Ways to Prevent Infectious Diseases at APSIC Congress

SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 8th International congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) inBangkok, Thailand, leading healthcare company, Mundipharma, will be sponsoring medical educational programs with an international panel to discuss solutions an...

2017-02-14 19:00 1966

Sequencing Platform Providers Aim to Develop Tests for Infectious Diseases to Expand Market Opportunity

For now, Next Generation Sequencing continues to be a complementary technology, finds Frost & Sullivan's Transformational Health team SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Newer capabilities enabled byNext-Generation Sequencing (NGS) are expanding opportunities for the platform in c...

2017-01-26 22:06 3367

Aptuit Announces Drug Discovery Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to Identify Novel Treatments for Gram-Negative Infections

GREENWICH, Connecticut, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptuit, LLC today announced the start of a collaboration with the Molecular Surgical Laboratory of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), directed by Dr. Laurence Rahme, aimed at the identification and validation of novel targets in Gram-negat...

2017-01-24 08:00 2433

BioNet Received Thai FDA Approval of the World's Only Available Recombinant Monovalent Acellular Pertussis (aP) Vaccine

BANGKOK, Dec. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNet-Asia announced today that its first recombinant acellular Pertussis booster vaccine containing a proprietary genetically-detoxified Pertussis Toxin (PTgen), received Marketing Authorization Approval (MAA) from the Thai Food and Drug Administration. ...

2016-12-23 13:26 2564

Positive Results From First Phase III Studies of Investigational Two-Drug HIV Treatment Regimen

CORK, Ireland, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Sciences Ireland UC (Janssen) today announced that two Phase III studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of switching virologically suppressed patients from a three or four drug (integrase inhibitor-, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase in...

2016-12-20 07:46 1296

Australia's 4Dx Making Waves in Respiratory Healthcare

LONDON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian medtech startup 4Dx is making a bold foray into the global respiratory diagnostics marketplace after strong support from the U.S, U.K and Australian investment community.  Their AU$4M Series A investment round is set to close, oversubscribed, onDece...

2016-12-02 14:29 1784

bioLytical Launches INSTI HIV Self Test for African Market in Response to New WHO Guidelines

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- bioLytical Laboratories (the "Company"), a world leader in rapid infectious disease tests, announced today it is expanding the launch of itsINSTI HIV Self Test to Africa with a lower cost version starti...

2016-12-02 05:37 1510

MicuRx Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial in U.S. for Novel Antibiotic Agent MRX-4

HAYWARD, Calif. and SHANGHAI, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the start of a Phase 1 clinical trial of a new antimicrobial agent, MRX-4, for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria including methicillin-resistantS. aureus (MRSA) and ...

2016-11-30 08:00 1777

Bio Farma Trusted to Host Vaccine Management Workshop for Islamic Countries

BANDUNG, Indonesia, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Farma, a state-owned vaccine manufacturer in Indonesia, has been selected by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to host an Islamic country vaccine production workshop in Bandung from November 15-18, 2016. The workshop is attended b...

2016-11-23 13:01 1881

More Than 3 Million Children Under 5 Years Old Will Die From Infectious Diseases Next Year

LONDON, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Hygiene Council (GHC) have today launched their "Small Steps for Big Change" report, investigating the alarming burden of preventable infectious diseases in children worldwide and calls for families, communities and healthcare professions to imple...

2016-11-03 00:01 2108

Circ MedTech Donates Three Mobile Clinics to Zimbabwe's National HIV Prevention Program

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Circ MedTech Ltd., manufacturer of PrePex[TM] - the world's only non-surgical male circumcision device - donated three Mobile Clinics to the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care with the aim to support the scale-up o...

2016-11-02 21:00 1442
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