Tag: response

At least 922 children and young adults have died of<a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/infectious-disease” target=”_blank”> measles</a> in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/infectious-disease/vaccines” target=”_blank”>vaccination </a>program, the World health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. The number of deaths is based on official numbers, but these are likely to be very incomplete, as is the current total […]

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(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted in favor of Johnson & Johnson’s experimental nasal spray, which has a compound similar to often-abused ketamine, bringing the drug closer to approval. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike […]

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(Reuters health) – Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests. The researchers examined data on opioid tablets and patches dispensed or prescribed by 134 veterinarians at an academic small-animal hospital in Philadelphia from 2007 […]

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said it was “almost impossible to detect” as the girls were not in school or old enough to report it. In one report, in Yorkshire, a […]

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An HIV-positive American who had been deported from Singapore after serving a jail term has leaked online the personal data of 14,200 Singaporeans and foreigners diagnosed in the city-state with the virus. A view of the skyline of Singapore October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su The disclosure by Singapore’s health ministry late Monday, […]

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan issued a second-level or “orange” pollution alert on Tuesday in […]

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(Reuters) – Bayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup allegedly causing cancer to limit evidence by splitting an upcoming trial into two phases, a request previously successful with another judge. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG, February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender/File Photo Monsanto […]

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan issued a second-level or “orange” pollution alert on Tuesday in […]

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