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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 »

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults

(Reuters) – Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exposure risk, according to public health experts battling the nation’s largest outbreak since the virus was deemed eliminated in 2000. FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles,… Read More »

U.S. House condemns Trump’s courtroom efforts to end Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Calling it an effort to take away Americans’ healthcare, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to condemn the Trump administration’s courtroom bid to eliminate Obamacare. The 240-186 vote was a largely symbolic move aimed at keeping the spotlight on the issue. Just eight Republicans joined majority Democrats in voting to urge… Read More »