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US Health Agency Says Vaping-Related Death Toll Hits 42, Lung Injuries Near 2,200

US Health Agency Says Vaping-Related Death Toll Hits 42, Lung Injuries Near 2,200

"Forty-two deaths have been confirmed in 24 states and the District of Columbia as of 13 November", the agency said in its weekly update on Thursday. The median age of deceased patients was 52 years and ranged from 17 to 75 years, the CDC said. "More deaths are under investigation", the agency added. As of 13 November, it said some 2,172 lung injury

Pakistan deploys new vaccine against 'superbug' typhoid outbreak

Pakistan deploys new vaccine against 'superbug' typhoid outbreak

(Reuters) - Pakistan began vaccinating millions of children against typhoid on Friday to try to control a drug-resistant superbug outbreak of the fever that has already infected some 11,000 people since 2016 and risks spreading internationally. The immunization campaign, using a newly-developed shot designed to prevent typhoid fever infection for up

GSK eyes 'step change' in shingles vaccine output in 2024

GSK eyes 'step change' in shingles vaccine output in 2024

WAVRE, Belgium (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said further growth from its shingles vaccine, which has boosted earnings, would be reined in by limited capacity until 2024, but a new bioreactor facility would then be ready to bring a “step change” in production. GSK, Britain’s largest drugmaker, had originally envisaged a gradual launch in the United States,

Former deputy head of China's drug regulator sentenced to 16 years in prison

Former deputy head of China's drug regulator sentenced to 16 years in prison

BEIJING (Reuters) - Wu Zhen, a former deputy head of China’s food and drug regulator, was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Chinese court, state television reported on Friday. Wu is one of the senior officials from the regulator who has been under investigation after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd. The company

Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans

Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans

The CDC’s 2019 AR Threats Report revealed earlier this week that there are over 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi infections in US people each year, and more than 35,000 people die as a result. This new government estimate presents a sharp uptick from the 2013 publication , which was the first report of its kind and said at least

Epic brawl at Popeye’s drive-thru after impatient customer beeps horn at car in front

Epic brawl at Popeye’s drive-thru after impatient customer beeps horn at car in front

AN insane brawl broke out at a Popeye’s drive-thru after an impatient customer beeped their horn at a car in front of them. Shocking footage captured two women slapping one another, hitting each other with a shoe and then their husbands punching one another. CBS8 Four people were involved in a brawl at the drive-thru of a Popeyes’ fast food store[/caption]

Al Murray urges Sun readers to become blood stem cell donors — as his six-year-old nephew fights cancer

Al Murray urges Sun readers to become blood stem cell donors — as his six-year-old nephew fights cancer

IT takes just a few minutes and costs you nothing . . . but you could end up saving someone’s life. Today Al Murray is urging ­generous Sun readers to become  blood stem cell donors — as his six-year-old nephew fights  cancer. Someone in the UK, like Al Murray’s nephew Finley, 6, is diagnosed with a blood cancer, such as  a leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma,

Popeyes employee says viral video of body-slammed customer doesn't tell full story

Popeyes employee says viral video of body-slammed customer doesn't tell full story

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 14 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 14 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A Popeyes employee who says he was working at the Tennessee restaurant where a colleague body-slammed a female customer in a parking lot has claimed the now-viral video doesn’t tell the full story. The employee,