In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.
There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-pneumonia-who/who-says-new-china-coronavirus-could-spread-warns-hospitals-worldwide-idUSKBN1ZD16J
Study finds that more than 40% of prescriptions were inappropriate.
Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-health-measles-who/who-decries-collective-failure-as-measles-kills-140000-idUSKBN1Y92CM
Before measles vaccines became widely administered in 1963, about three million to four million Americans a year contracted the disease, and about 400 to 500 died from it.
the findings indicate that human-adapted ESBL E coli are likely being transmitted through the human-to-human oral-fecal route, rather than through the food chain.
Companies offer high payments and bring-a-friend bonuses to Mexicans who cross the border on temporary visas to donate blood plasma. The U.S. offers weaker health protections for donors than most countries.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/pharmaceutical-companies-are-luring-mexicans-across-the-u.s.-border-to-donate-blood-plasma
This is done in every city in USA – poor people and addicts line up fail to sell themselves and billions are made off of the millions paid out!
Officials say over 1,000 people have been diagnosed with a string of mysterious lung illnesses tied to vaping. Here’s what you need to know.
— Read on www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-03/vaping-deaths-lung-illness-cdc-faq
Virginia doctor Joel Smithers was convicted in May of more than 800 counts of illegally distributing opioids
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/03/doctor-joel-smithers-gets-40-years-in-prison-for-prescribing-over-500000-opioid-doses
Efforts by the Agriculture Department to tighten eligibility for food stamps were greeted with a deluge of protests. The comment period ended Monday.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/09/23/us/politics/agriculture-department-food-stamp-purge.html