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Johnson & Johnson Reaches out of court settlement on Opioid
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Johnson & Johnson Reaches out of court settlement on Opioid

New York:Johnson & Johnson and its U.S.-based Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies today announced a settlement agreement with the State of New York and its participating subdivisions, including Nassau County and Suffolk County, resolving their opioid-related claims against the Company. With this agreement, the Company is removed from the trial scheduled to begin in Suffolk County on…

Sinopharm’s two COVID-19 shots found effective
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Sinopharm’s two COVID-19 shots found effective

Beijing: Two COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinopharm showed more than 70% efficacy against symptomatic cases, but it remains unclear how much protection they provide against severe or asymptomatic cases, according to the first detailed result of a large late-stage study published to the public. A vaccine developed by a Wuhan-based subsidiary of Sinopharm was 72.8%…

Future Health announced today that it has completely digitalised its annual in-person event at ExCeL London
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Future Health announced today that it has completely digitalised its annual in-person event at ExCeL London

London: Future Health has completely rebranded during the lockdown, and the flagship face-to-face event Future Health Innovations at ExCeL is now complemented by a global virtual conference series, under the brand UK Health Week. Free for delegates to attend, it is CPD and CME accredited. Participants will be able to connect, meet buyers and partake…

New Lancet Series reveals variable progress on maternal and child undernutrition in the last decade
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New Lancet Series reveals variable progress on maternal and child undernutrition in the last decade

KARACHI- The Lancet today published the latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress, including three new papers that build upon findings from the previous 2008 and 2013 Series, which established an evidence-based global agenda for tackling undernutrition over the past decade. Faculty from Aga Khan University is among the authors of the series of…

Ivermectin is NOT a miracle drug against COVID-19
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Ivermectin is NOT a miracle drug against COVID-19

USA:  During a Senate hearing recently, a group of doctors touted alternative COVID-19 treatments, including ivermectin and the anti-malaria medication hydroxychloroquine. Medical experts have cautioned against using either of those drugs to treat COVID-19. Studies have shown that hydroxychloroquine has no benefit against the coronavirus and can have serious side effects. There is no evidence…

New coronavirus strain yet not detected in Pakistan
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New coronavirus strain yet not detected in Pakistan

Karachi: The Ministry of National Health Services, emphasized that the new strain of the coronavirus recently indicated in Britain, has not made it to Pakistan yet. The ministry further added the situation in Pakistan is being monitored closely as all the passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (UK) are being evaluated medically. “As of today,…

WHO Urges Nations to Prepare for Future Pandemics
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WHO Urges Nations to Prepare for Future Pandemics

GENEVA: The World Health Organization is urging nations to prepare for inevitable future pandemics, as it marks the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. “If we fail to prepare, we are preparing to fail. … Last year, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board published its first report, which concluded, the world remains dangerously unprepared for a…

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