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BRIEF-Alexion Pharmaceuticals says U.S. FDA approves Soliris for treatment of patients with GMG

* FDA approves soliris® (eculizumab) for the treatment of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gmg) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Iowa pulls request to opt out of Obamacare requirements

Oct 23 Iowa on Monday withdrew a request to waive some Obamacare rules to help shore up its struggling healthcare insurance market, marking a setback in efforts by Republican-governed states to sidestep requirements of the Obama-era law.

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U.S. companies act on climate despite Trump - survey

OSLO, Oct 24 U.S. companies are still among the most ambitious in setting targets to combat global warming despite President Donald Trump's plans to quit the 195-nation Paris climate agreement, a 2017 survey showed on Tuesday.

Dead monkey prompts Sao Paulo to step up yellow fever vaccination

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 Health authorities launched a yellow fever vaccination campaign on the north side of Brazil's largest city over the weekend after a dead monkey was found infected with the disease, state and city officials said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Cotiviti appoints Chief Digital Officer

* Cotiviti appoints Chief Digital Officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Healthcare
Johnson & Johnson $143.62 +0.86%
Pfizer Inc $36.40 -0.05%
UnitedHealth Group Inc $207.01 -0.23%

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