UK’s Johnson slams ‘mumbo-jumbo’ about vaccines after measles rates rise

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with patient Logan Rock, 1, during his visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Britain, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool TRURO, England (Reuters) – Britons... Read more »

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory

FILE PHOTO: A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Authorities in the Democratic Republic... Read more »

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo province

FILE PHOTO: A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Authorities in the Democratic Republic... Read more »

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town

FILE PHOTO: A health worker injects a man with Ebola vaccine in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Congolese authorities have confirmed a... Read more »

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig... Read more »

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were... Read more »

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

FILE PHOTO: A man vapes outside an office block in Manchester, Britain, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a... Read more »

Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation made public

VIENNA (Reuters) – An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of... Read more »

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Water... Read more »

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year’s Paralympics. The health scare is... Read more »