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Brazil enlists army, cabinet in campaign against Zika – Reuters

Brazil enlists army, cabinet in campaign against Zika – Reuters

Brazil enlists army, cabinet in campaign against Zika – Reuters BRASILIA Brazil’s government launched a nationwide campaign on Saturday to fight the Zika virus, with President Dilma Rousseff and cabinet ministers personally visiting homes and handing out leaflets along with 220,000 troops. Under a scorching sun in the neighborhood of Zepellin in the outskirts of […]

Exclusive – US athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials – Reuters

Exclusive – US athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials – Reuters

Exclusive – US athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials – Reuters NEW YORK The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.     The message was delivered […]

Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading – Reuters

Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading – Reuters

Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading – Reuters CHICAGO/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and could spread to the United States in warmer months. U.S. health officials are […]

French ‘cannabis’ drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured – Reuters

French ‘cannabis’ drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured – Reuters

French ‘cannabis’ drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured – Reuters PARIS One person has been left brain dead and five others are in a serious condition after taking part in a clinical trial in western France of an experimental medicine from an unnamed drug company, the French health ministry said on Friday. The […]

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signaling end to West African epidemic – Reuters

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signaling end to West African epidemic – Reuters

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signaling end to West African epidemic – Reuters MONROVIA Liberia was declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts on Thursday, a milestone that signaled an end to an epidemic in West Africa that has killed more than 11,300 people. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned there could still […]

Preparing for pandemics could cost less than $1 each a year, review says – Reuters

Preparing for pandemics could cost less than $1 each a year, review says – Reuters

Preparing for pandemics could cost less than each a year, review says – Reuters A nurse uses a syringe to give liquid medicine to a girl at San Jose Hospice in Sacatepequez, about 45 km (27 miles) of Guatemala City, November 30, 2011. Reuters/Jorge Dan Lopez/Files LONDON Investing less than $ 0.72 a year for […]

Illumina, partners make $100 million bet to detect cancer via blood test – Reuters

Illumina, partners make $100 million bet to detect cancer via blood test – Reuters

Illumina, partners make 0 million bet to detect cancer via blood test – Reuters A nurse tests a blood sample during a free HIV test at a blood tests party in Bangkok September 20, 2014. Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha CHICAGO Gene sequencing company Illumina Inc is going after the next big advance in cancer detection, working to […]

FDA tightens clinical requirements for transvaginal devices – Reuters

FDA tightens clinical requirements for transvaginal devices – Reuters

FDA tightens clinical requirements for transvaginal devices – Reuters A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. Reuters/Jason Reed The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had taken steps to strengthen the data requirements for surgical mesh devices when used to repair […]

Guinea declared free of Ebola virus that killed over 2500 – Reuters

Guinea declared free of Ebola virus that killed over 2500 – Reuters

Guinea declared free of Ebola virus that killed over 2500 – Reuters A health worker enters a tent in an Ebola virus treatment center in Conakry, Guinea, November 17, 2015. Reuters/Saliou Samb CONAKRY Guinea was declared free of Ebola on Tuesday after more than 2,500 people died from the virus in the West African nation, […]

New blood thinner ‘antidote’ to help doctors move past warfarin – Reuters

New blood thinner ‘antidote’ to help doctors move past warfarin – Reuters

New blood thinner ‘antidote’ to help doctors move past warfarin – Reuters Patient Eilleen Corrigin has blood drawn at an anti-coagulation clinic at the Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, New York in this May 7, 2012, file photo. Reuters/Allison Joyce/Files NEW YORK A new class of blood thinners that competes with widely used […]

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