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'Alarming' superbugs a risk to people, animals and food, EU warns 6:24am EST

LONDON Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and safety experts warned on Wednesday.

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China reports more severe form of bird flu, threat to poultry: WHO

GENEVA China has detected an evolution in the H7N9 avian flu virus that is capable of causing severe disease in poultry and requires close monitoring, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

China Feb 21 2017
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France to cull more ducks as fights bird flu virus

(This version of the story has been refiled to change first two paragraphs after farm minister corrects scope of the culling measure)

France Feb 21 2017
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FDA rejects Amphastar's nasal opioid overdose treatment

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had rejected its application to market an intranasal version of the emergency opioid-overdose treatment, naloxone.

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Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump's global anti-abortion move

(This February 20 story has been corrected to say "she" instead of "he" in penultimate paragraph)

World, Norway, Feb 21 2017

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