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New Coronavirus may be causing the pneumonia of unknown cause outbreak in China

Friday, 10 January 2020 - A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in China's central Wuhan city may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that caused the deadly ... MORE

Latest IPCNC newsletter now available for members

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - The December issue of The Infection Controlla is now available. Great issue with feedback from two IPC conferences and working parties including an update from our standards representatives. Read it ... MORE

WHO commemorates the 40th anniversary of Smallpox eradication

On 9 December 1979, the end of smallpox was confirmed to have been eradicated. In Geneva on 13th December this year, the WHO commemorated the event. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom ... MORE

WHO declares DR Congo Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Following a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC, the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 17th July 2019. More details from the ... MORE

UK Public Health calls for tatooists and body piercers to undertake IPC training

Friday, 5 July 2019 - The risk of inflammation or infection or other adverse effect from a tattoo, piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis is around 18% according to a survey undertaken by the Royal Society for ... MORE

Genetically engineered phages used to treat MRO infection

A group of doctors and scientists have used genetically engineered phages to successfully treat infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant strain of Mycobacterium abscessus in a young cystic fibrosis patient who ... MORE

LATEST NEWS

New Coronavirus may be causing the pneumonia of unknown cause outbreak in China

Friday, 10 January 2020 - A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in China's central Wuhan city may be due to a newly emerging ... MORE

Latest IPCNC newsletter now available for members

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - The December issue of The Infection Controlla is now available. Great issue with feedback from two IPC conferences and working ... MORE

WHO commemorates the 40th anniversary of Smallpox eradication

On 9 December 1979, the end of smallpox was confirmed to have been eradicated. In Geneva on 13th December this ... MORE

WHO declares DR Congo Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - Following a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC, the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency ... MORE

UK Public Health calls for tatooists and body piercers to undertake IPC training

Friday, 5 July 2019 - The risk of inflammation or infection or other adverse effect from a tattoo, piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis is around 18% ... MORE

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