Infectious Disease Control

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 1749

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 3195

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 2166

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 2356

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 1186

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 1527

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 1288

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 1537

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 1668

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 1746

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 1268

TaiGen Biotechnology To Establish a New Company With HEC Pharmaceutical in China for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

TAIPEI, , Oct. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ("TaiGen") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TaiGen Biopharmaceuticals Co. (Beijing), Ltd. has signed an agreement with YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd ("HEC") to establish a new company ("Newco") i...

2016-10-30 20:18 1415

Sinovac Product Pipeline News

BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today provided an update on the Company's pipeline vaccines. Sabin-inactivated polio vaccine (sIPV) -- The Company initiated the phase I clinical trial in October 20...

2016-10-19 18:00 1690

LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Inaugural Prize Presentation Ceremony

HONG KONG, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") today held its Inaugural Prize Presentation Ceremony inHong Kong, recognising the significant contributions to world civilisation by the three inaugural laureates ...

2016-10-04 00:15 3726

Merck Joins DiViNe Consortium to Address Low Yields, High Costs of Vaccine Purification Processes

* Five year project will create more cost-effective purification program * Merck to provide chromatographic expertise DARMSTADT, Germany, Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck , a leading science and technology company, has joined theDiViNe project

2016-09-14 20:00 2107

EpiVax To Advance Development Of Vaccine Against Stealth Flu Virus With New Funding

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax, Inc., "immune engineering" pioneer, has won a new$600,000 National Institutes of Health grant under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to improve a vaccine for the problematicH7N9 avian influenza virus

2016-09-13 03:24 2163

Merck Launches New Gene Editing Technology to Engineer Virus Resistant CHO Cell Lines

* Reduces minute virus of mice contamination risk * Enhances viral safety while maintaining cell line productivity, protein quality DARMSTADT, Germany, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck , a leading science and technology company, today launched a fir...

2016-09-08 20:00 3916

Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Drug HSRx 431(TM) Tests Effective Against Zika Virus

TUCSON, Arizona, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HSRx Biopharmaceutical, a leading developer of polyfunctional-powered combination drugs for infectious and age-related chronic disease conditions, confirmed its orally administered broad-spectrum antiviral drug candidate, HSRx 431™, is effective agai...

2016-09-06 21:00 2011

Experts at World Congress of Internal Medicines Reinforce Importance of BETADINE(R) in Disease Prevention, Infection Control and Oral Mucositis Treatment

SINGAPORE, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In-vitro studies presented on 23 August 2016 by Prof. Maren Eggers, at the World Congress of Internal Medicines inBali, are further proof that BETADINE® medicines containing PVP-I kill viruses associated with the spread of infectious diseases such as SARS,...

2016-08-24 19:03 1741

bioLytical Laboratories Announces Patent Filings in U.S. for Zika Detection Assays

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Aug. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- bioLytical Laboratories, a world leader in rapid infectious disease tests, is pleased to announce that it has filed two patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office relating to multiple color rapid detection assay systems....

2016-08-19 21:00 1735
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