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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Mar 01, 2019, 10:43 ET Government of Canada Announces New Projects that Will Help Reduce the Health Impacts of Climate Change

OTTAWA, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. The impacts of climate change are presently ...


Mar 01, 2019, 09:00 ET 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...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:00 ET 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...


Feb 21, 2019, 09:00 ET 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....


Feb 13, 2019, 18:11 ET Public Health Notice - Information for Canadians who have received or are considering medical procedures in Mexico

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Why you should take note Canadian travellers may have been exposed to difficult to treat, antibiotic-resistant bacteria ...


Feb 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Healthcare-associated Infections will be Canada's second leading cause of death by 2050… and OptiSolve will help reduce them

OptiSolve® awarded $4.5 million Genome Canada grant TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - OptiSolve® and the Kelley Lab at the University of Toronto will...


Feb 04, 2019, 12:07 ET Shifting Focus to Preventive Healthcare Unleashes New Revenue Opportunities for Infectious Disease Point-of-Care-Testing

The European infectious disease point-of-care-testing (POCT) market, presently worth $753.1 million, is expected to grow to $1.41 billion by 2022 as...


Nov 30, 2018, 06:00 ET World AIDS Day, saturday December 1st - Focus on resistance to HIV offers insight into how to fight the virus

Canadian researchers discover what makes some patients' immune systems resist HIV-1 TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC and MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Of...


Nov 29, 2018, 10:12 ET Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV and hepatitis C in gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit and queer men in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - While Canada has made progress in addressing HIV and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) in...


Nov 22, 2018, 09:00 ET Almost Half of People in North America Say They Would Not Be Comfortable Sharing Skin-to-Skin Touch with Someone Who is HIV+

Casey House launches Healing House, the world's first HIV+ spa in Toronto TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 29, Casey House is launching...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:56 ET American Journal of Infection Control publishes TSO3 study on terminal sterilization of duodenoscopes

QUÉBEC CITY, QC and MYRTLE BEACH, SC, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - TSO3 Inc. ("TSO3" or the "Company") (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization...


Nov 13, 2018, 02:00 ET Neurent Medical's RF-based Minimally Invasive Rhinitis Therapy Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan

Based on its recent analysis of the European rhinitis therapy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Neurent Medical with the 2018 European New Product...


Nov 06, 2018, 09:00 ET Aereus Technologies Appoints World Class Scientific Advisory Board

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Olin Brass affiliate, Aereus Technologies, a manufacturer of a proprietary copper alloy process, has established a...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:00 ET Laurent Pharmaceuticals Welcomes New Investors and Announces Scientific Breakthrough with LAU-7b in Cystic Fibrosis

MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurent Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing LAU-7b (oral fenretinide) first-in-class...


Oct 12, 2018, 11:44 ET 80 per cent of school children returned to school in Ebola-affected areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

KINSHASA, DAKAR, NEW YORK and GENEVA, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of school-aged children...


Oct 11, 2018, 13:54 ET Government of Canada takes steps to address high rates of HIV and hepatitis C among people who share drug-use equipment

Minister of Health announces funding for 28 community-based projects OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections,...


Sep 27, 2018, 23:30 ET Global rotavirus vaccine options expand with World Health Organization prequalification of new vaccine from India

PATH welcomes the World Health Organization's (WHO's) prequalification of the thermostable rotavirus vaccine, ROTASIIL®, manufactured by Serum...