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Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says

Juul Labs, the dominant e-cigarette company, illegally marketed its vaping products as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday, casting a deepening shadow over the safety of e-cigarette devices. The agency issued a warning letter to Juul, saying that the company violated federal regulations because it had not… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is ‘truly frightening’, says Wellcome Trust director

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust, said the epidemic was the worst since that of 2013-16 and has showed “no sign… Read More »