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Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug over cancer-causing impurity

FILE PHOTO – The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch in Zurich, Switzerland October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan,… Read More »

New York City woman sues hospital after reported confusion over end of life support

Shirell Powell is suing St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx over the case of mistaken identity, saying she and other relatives were put through more than a month of unnecessary grief. (Google) A New York City woman is suing a hospital after she claims she authorized doctors to stop life support for a man she… Read More »

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Donors have pledged an additional US$ 15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom… Read More »