October 16, 2014
AdAge on Thursday attributed higher sales of hand sanitizer and disinfectants to the rise in Ebola-related media reports.
October 14, 2014

Cardinal Health on Tuesday announced it had recently donated more than 1 million products to AmeriCares Emergency Response Program to help contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 

October 9, 2014

At a time when nearly every media outlet is covering Ebola, Enterovirus D-68, or a new outbreak of an infectious disease, the American Pharmacists Association is reminding Americans that the nation’s pharmacists are ready to help.

October 8, 2014

The dietary supplement industry on Tuesday spoke out against any supplement manufacturer making advertising claims around the Ebola virus.

October 7, 2014

Biopharmaceutical company Chimerix on Monday announced that brincidofovir has been provided for potential use in patients with Ebola virus at the request of treating physicians.

September 18, 2014

McKesson donated four million pairs of latex gloves to World Vision, the wholesaler announced Thursday.

August 21, 2014

Hospitals and state laboratories in the United States have processed more than 60 Ebola scares over the course of the last few weeks, according to a report from ABC News.

 

August 7, 2014

A new experimental drug to treat Ebola has been tried in the two American patients being treated in an Atlanta hospital, The New York Times reported Wednesday

August 5, 2014

New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said a man who was tested for Ebola at Mount Sinai Hospital is "unlikely" to have the virus. The patient was admitted to the hospital early Monday with a fever and gastrointestinal problems. He recently visited a West African country where Ebola was reported, according to the Washington Post.

July 10, 2014

The summer months continue to bring hot weather and — when you add summer rainfall to the mix — bothersome mosquitos.

March 20, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Impavido (miltefosine) to treat a tropical disease called leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania, a parasite transmitted to humans through sand fly bites.

July 18, 2013

Almost twice as many drugs for neglected diseases have received regulatory approval around the world over the past few years compared with the beginning of the last decade, according to a new study.

December 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic malaria drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Tuesday.

June 21, 2012

A diagnostic test designed to detect the presence of dengue virus in people with symptoms of dengue fever or dengue hemorrhagic fever has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.

November 21, 2011

A subsidiary of Aceto Corp. has launched two generic drugs for treating infectious diseases, the company said Monday.

November 3, 2010

A vaccine for the mosquito-borne illness dengue fever is in the final stages of development,...

September 9, 2010

Close to 400 drugs and vaccines are in development for fighting infectious diseases, according to...