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Libyan health crisis sharpens as resources dwindle 9:07pm EDT

TRIPOLI Unable to get specialist care for his six-year-old daughter in Libya or a visa for treatment abroad, Abdulhakim Shaybi bought a motor boat and set off with her last month across the Mediterranean.

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China launches nationwide inspection of vaccines

SHANGHAI China health authorities have started a nationwide inspection of vaccinations four months after a scandal broke involving nearly $90 million worth of illegal vaccines that were suspected of being sold in dozens of provinces.

Jul 22 2016
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FDA raises concerns over Valeant's eye drop

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Friday U.S. regulators have raised concerns over a new eye drop manufactured at a Bausch + Lomb facility in Florida.

Jul 22 2016

EU watchdog flags faulty generic drug data, backs sales halt

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended suspending sales of some generic drugs after a review found that data collected by a contract research company in India for their approval was unreliable.

Jul 22 2016
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Doctors devise care plan for babies as Zika threat looms in U.S.

CHICAGO As U.S. public health officials try to determine whether Zika has arrived in the country, doctors are establishing guidelines on how to care for the rising number of babies whose mothers were infected with the virus during pregnancy.

U.S. Jul 22 2016

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