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WHO warns over spread of measles in Europe as 34,000 cases reported in 2 months

There were 34,300 cases recorded in the region in the first two months of 2019, according to a WHO update — triple the 11,436 cases in same period last year. A total of 13 measles-related deaths were reported in Albania, Romania and Ukraine. “If outbreak response is not timely and comprehensive, the virus will find… Read More »

EPA reaffirms weed killer safe for users as court cases grow

The Environmental Protection Agency is reaffirming that a popular weed killer is safe for users, even as legal claims mount from people who blame the herbicide for their cancer. The EPA’s draft findings Tuesday come after two recent U.S. court verdicts have awarded multimillion-dollar claims to men who blame glyphosate for their lymphoma. Glyphosate is… Read More »