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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country’s Public Health Agency over “possible policy breaches” at its National Microbiology Lab, whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens, such as Ebola. “We can confirm that we have received a referral from […]

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Allergy patients are being warned of a potential fault with Emerade adrenaline pens. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said some have blocked needles, so cannot deliver adrenaline. Around two in every 1,000 pens are thought to be affected. Patients are advised to follow the existing advice to carry two pens at all […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency. FILE PHOTO: Plastic bags of Fentanyl are displayed on a table at the U.S. Customs and Border […]

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(Reuters) – CannTrust Holdings Inc’s shares plunged about 23% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday, after Health Canada found the weed producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms, and then restricted the company from clearing its inventory. Health Canada found the company was growing cannabis in five unlicensed rooms between October 2018 and March […]

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Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has affected 45 people across 13 states. In the announcement Wednesday, the federal health agency said at least 12 of the 45 people sickened have been hospitalized. […]

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s health ministry has asked all state governments in the country not to partner with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N), a letter seen by Reuters showed. FILE PHOTO: A man smokes a cigarette along a road in […]

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BEIJING (Reuters) – As many as half of China’s breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms. FILE PHOTO: A poster on African swine fever is seen outside a […]

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FILE PHOTO – A nurse prepares a vaccine to be given to a child in a hospital in Beijing, China, April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj BEIJING (Reuters) – China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their production, research and distribution, after […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain’s first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emissions for use in sodium carbonate manufacturing, the firm said on Thursday. The 16.7 million pound ($21.2 million) project will be located at the company’s Norwich industrial site in eastern England and should […]

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(Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp’s psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage, near […]

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