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Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever

Public health banners alerting about swine fever is seen in Chiang Rai, Thai side of the Golden Triangle, triple border between Thailand, Myanmar and Laos separated by Mekong river May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country’s livestock department told Reuters… Read More »

Novartis C.E.O. Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the F.D.A.

The chief executive of Novartis on Wednesday defended the company’s decision to delay telling the Food and Drug Administration about manipulated data involving its $ 2.1 million gene therapy treatment, saying that it “thoroughly, aggressively” investigated the issue and that patient safety was never threatened. Vas Narasimhan, the chief executive, also indicated in a call… Read More »

US regulators order 4 e-cigarette companies to pull flavored e-liquids from the market

US regulators order 4 e-cigarette companies to pull flavored e-liquids from the market The FDA earlier this year tightened rules on how companies can apply to sell nicotine products Four companies put their products on the market after those rules came into place, without complying The order issued on Thursday comes amid widespread crackdown amid… Read More »