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Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted – KFGO News

Friday, June 07, 2019 4:39 p.m. CDT By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard… Read More »

Listeria OUTBREAK: Three dead in UK news – what is it? Symptoms of fatal bacteria

Listeria is a deadly bacteria that can be found in food. Three people has died after contracting the bacteria from meat. Public Health England (PHE) said sandwiches and salads linked to the cases have been withdrawn and the supplier, The Good Food Chain, has voluntarily ceased production while the investigation continues. PHE said The Good… Read More »

CDC: Record measles outbreak fueled by anti-vaccination propaganda

The U.S. is experiencing its largest measles outbreak in a quarter-century with no end in sight and its epicenter is in New York’s Hasidic Jewish communities, where anti-vaccination misinformation is posing a problem for health officials trying to end the outbreak. “The biggest challenge we face right now is misinformation and myths about the vaccine.… Read More »