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03  juillet     10h12
Eastern China cities tighten COVID curbs as new clusters emerge
   BEIJING Reuters Cities in eastern China tightened COVID curbs on Sunday as coronavirus clusters emerge posing a new threat to China s economic recovery under the government s strict zero COVID policy Wuxi a manufacturing hub in the Yangtze Delta on the central coast halted operations at
Germany has two more African swine fever cases in farm pigs - ministry
   HAMBURG Reuters Two more case of African swine fever ASF have been confirmed in farm pigs in Germany Germany s federal agriculture ministry said One was in the western state of Lower Saxony which was previously free of the disease and one in the eastern state of Brandenburg where the disease
01  juillet     14h36
Omicron-specific COVID shots could increase protection as boosters - EMA
   Reuters Coronavirus vaccines tweaked to include the Omicron variant strain can improve protection when used as a booster the European Medicines Agency and other global health regulators said on Friday Following a meeting on Thursday the EMA said global regulators had agreed on key principles
U.S. abortion ruling ignites retail interest in women contraceptive makers - Vanda
   Reuters Retail investors have flocked to small biotech firms that make women contraceptives after the U S Supreme Court last week overturned the Roe v Wade ruling that recognized the constitutional right to abortion Vanda Research said on Friday The landmark decision has turned the spotlight
Novavax expects COVID vaccine targeting Omicron in fourth quarter
   Reuters Novavax Inc said on Friday it expects to provide a COVID vaccine targeting Omicron in the fourth quarter as it accelerates development of shots to protect against the BA and BA subvariants The U S FDA on Thursday recommended COVID vaccine manufacturers change the design of
02  juillet     01h14
Monkeypox symptoms differ from previous outbreaks - UK study
   LONDON Reuters Patients with monkeypox in the UK have noticeably different symptoms from those seen in previous outbreaks according to researchers in London raising concerns cases are being missed Patients reported less fever and tiredness and more skin lesions in their genital and anal areas
01  juillet     04h47
North Korea blames ’alien things’ near border with South for COVID outbreak
   SEOUL Reuters North Korea claimed on Friday that the country s first COVID outbreak began with patients touching alien things near the border with South Korea apparently shifting blame to the neighbour for the wave of infections in the isolated country Announcing results of an
U.S. orders 2.5 million more doses of Bavarian Nordic’s vaccine for monkeypox
   Reuters The U S government has ordered million more doses of Bavarian Nordic s vaccine for use against monkeypox outbreaks the Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday The shot has already been cleared for both smallpox and monkeypox in the United States where it is called
Oxford Biomedica signs new deal to make AstraZeneca COVID shot
   Reuters Britain s Oxford Biomedica said on Friday it had signed a new three year agreement to potentially make AstraZeneca s COVID vaccine beyond but no volumes were defined in an indication of waning demand for the shot Cell and gene therapy firm Oxford Biomedica said in April that it
02  juillet     18h35
Texas, Ohio top courts allow abortion bans to take effect
   Reuters The top courts in Texas and Ohio on Friday allowed the Republican led states to enforce restrictions and bans on abortions after the U S Supreme Court last week overturned the nationwide constitutional right to abortion The Texas Supreme Court late on Friday allowed a nearly century old
China reports 268 new COVID cases on July 1 vs 245 day earlier
   SHANGHAI Reuters Mainland China reported new COVID cases for July of which were symptomatic and were asymptomatic the National Health Commission said on Saturday That compares with new cases a day earlier symptomatic and asymptomatic infections which China counts
01  juillet     18h02
Abortion drug maker says Mississippi can’t ban pill despite Supreme Court ruling
   Reuters The maker of a drug used in medication abortions has told a federal judge that the U S Supreme Court s recent ruling eliminating the nationwide right to abortion does not allow Mississippi to stop it from selling the pills in the state GenBioPro Inc which makes a generic version of the
Agnelli’s Exor expands in healthcare with 10% stake in Institut Merieux
   MILAN Reuters Italy s Agnelli family whose investments include carmaker Stellantis and soccer club Juventus is set to buy a slice of French healthcare group Institut Merieux for million euros million through its Exor holding company The deal announced on Friday by the two companies
FACTBOX-Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 544.88 million, death toll at 6,746,525
   Reuters More than million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and have died according to a Reuters tally Infections have been reported in more than countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December
State abortion bans blocked by Florida, Kentucky judges
   Reuters Judges in Florida and Kentucky on Thursday moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the U S Supreme Court last week overturned the Roe v Wade decision that had established a nationwide right to it In Tallahassee Florida Circuit Court Judge
Japan eases travel advisory for China, others as COVID risk fades
   TOKYO Reuters The Japanese government said on Friday it had lowered its infectious diseases related travel advisory from do not make non urgent trips to travel with caution for China India and other countries as risks posed by COVID infections eased Other countries on the list
Russia scraps remaining COVID restrictions
   Reuters Russia said on Friday it was ending all restrictions to combat the spread of COVID including the requirement to wear masks citing a steady decline in deaths from the virus However it did not rule out re introducing restrictive measures if the situation deteriorates Consumer
Alabama cites Supreme Court abortion decision in transgender youth case
   Reuters Just days after the U S Supreme Court abolished women s constitutional right to abortion Alabama has cited that ruling in a bid to outlaw parents from obtaining puberty blockers and certain other medical treatment for their transgender children The citation came in an appeal by Alabama
US FDA wants COVID boosters targeting Omicron BA.4, BA.5 subvariants
   Reuters The U S Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended COVID vaccine manufacturers change the design of their booster shots beginning this fall to include components tailored to combat the currently dominant Omicron BA and BA subvariants of the coronavirus If authorized the
South Korea says leaflets sent by defectors unlikely to be cause of COVID in North Korea
   SEOUL Reuters South Korea s unification ministry said on Friday there is no possibility of COVID entering North Korea via contaminated balloons sent by activists in the South North Korea said earlier in the day the country s first outbreak began with patients touching alien things near
Surge in U.S. demand for Dutch abortion pills after Roe v. Wade decision
   AMSTERDAM Reuters Demand for a Dutch service offering abortion pills surged more than fourfold after the U S Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade a women s rights campaigner said on Thursday Requests for help via the Aid Access website which offers abortion consultations remotely and ships
30  juin     23h16
U.S. FDA to use existing Omicron booster data to review shots targeting new subvariants -official
   NEW YORK Reuters U S health regulators will not require companies to submit new clinical trial data on COVID vaccines that target the now dominant BA and BA Omicron subvariants to authorize those shots but will instead rely on studies showing the efficacy of targeting the earlier BA
U.S. FDA classifies recall of GE’s ventilator batteries as most serious
   This June story corrects paragraph to say that no injuries were reported after FDA clarifies Reuters U S health regulators on Tuesday classified the recall of some backup batteries of GE Healthcare s ventilators which the company had initiated in mid April as the most serious type
Factbox-Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus
   Reuters The U S Food and Drug Administration recommended COVID vaccine manufacturers change the design of their booster shots beginning this fall to include components tailored to combat the currently dominant Omicron BA and BA subvariants of the coronavirus DEATHS AND INFECTIONS Eikon
Pausing methotrexate improves booster response; first-trimester of pregnancy vaccination most beneficial
   Reuters The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review Pausing immunosuppression improves COVID booster responsePeople taking a commonly used drug for
AstraZeneca says Imfinzi combo shows promise in late-stage lung cancer trial
   Reuters AstraZeneca said on Thursday a combination of its cancer drug Imfinzi and chemotherapy showed promise in a late stage trial in patients with an aggressive form of lung cancer when given before surgery Data showed the combination was more effective in removing cancer cells in tissue
Pfizer asks for formal U.S. approval of oral COVID treatment Paxlovid
   Reuters Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it is seeking full U S approval for its oral COVID antiviral treatment Paxlovid which is currently available under an emergency use authorization EUA Pfizer said it submitted a New Drug Application for Paxlovid to the Food and Drug Administration for the
Danish PM dealt harsh criticism over illegal mink cull
   COPENHAGEN Reuters A Danish parliamentary probe on Thursday levelled harsh criticism against the government over its order to cull millions of mink in due to coronavirus concerns potentially paving the way for an impeachment of Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen In efforts to forestall the
Novartis leans toward spinoff of generic drugs unit - Bloomberg News
   Reuters Novartis prefers a spinoff of its generic drug unit over a potential sale to private equity firms Bloomberg News reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter A challenging macro environment for leveraged buyouts has made the sale route difficult and Novartis sees a
U.S. Supreme Court nixes religious challenge to New York vaccine mandate
   WASHINGTON Reuters The U S Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a challenge to New York s mandate that healthcare sector workers be vaccinated against COVID brought by a group of doctors nurses and others who objected on religious grounds Turning away an appeal by healthcare