SHANGHAI, Aug 18 China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision.
Aug 17 Four U.S. senators on Friday urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a Reuters investigation into hazards on military bases.
GENEVA, Aug 17 Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 17 A New York lawyer was sentenced to 18 months prison on Friday for helping Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven year prison sentence after being convicted of related charges, defraud a drug company that Shkreli had founded.
CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug (Aug. 16)
* Wholesale price before discount is $16,970 for a 30-day supply
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