India tests cough syrup samples linked to Gambia child deaths

Cough syrup made by Maiden Pharma in India linked to 66 deaths Maiden says trying to find out from Gambian buyer what happened Maiden says it does not currently sell any products in India Indian Ministry of Health seeks details from WHO NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (Reuters) – India said it was testing samples of … Read more

COVID wave looms in Europe as recall campaign gets off to a slow start

Oct 6 (Reuters) – A new wave of COVID-19 appears to be brewing in Europe as the weather cools, with public health experts warning that vaccine fatigue and confusion over the types of vaccines available will likely limit the use of reminders. The Omicron BA.4/5 subvariants that dominated this summer are still causing the majority … Read more

Explanation: What is NOPEC, the American bill to put pressure on the oil group OPEC+?

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – U.S. legislation that could open members of oil-producing group OPEC+ to antitrust lawsuits has emerged as a possible tool to tackle high fuel prices, after the body said that would cut production despite lobbying from the Biden administration. The No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) bill, which passed a … Read more

Nobel Prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Danish winner Meldal says click chemistry like Lego Technology has been used to target cancer treatment Prize worth over $900,000 STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Scientists Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and Barry Sharpless won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for discovering reactions that allow molecules to come together to create new compounds … Read more

Rash of child deaths in The Gambia linked to Indian-made cough syrups – WHO

Oct 5 (Reuters) – The deaths of dozens of young children in The Gambia from acute kidney damage may be linked to tainted cough and cold syrups made by an Indian drugmaker, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. of health. The results, announced by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, follow tests on several medicinal … Read more

Oil hits 3-week highs as OPEC+ agrees deep cuts and US inventories fall

OPEC+ met on Wednesday and cut production despite tight supply U.S. crude and fuel stocks fell last week – EIA Price around $90 vs $120 in July US opposed to OPEC cuts wants lower prices NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose to three-week highs on Wednesday as OPEC+ agreed to its biggest … Read more

Swedish geneticist wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for deciphering ancient DNA

Paabo “very happy” when told the price His crucial discoveries for understanding human evolution Neaderthal genome sequenced to show modern human connection Relevant discoveries today, for example for the immune system Medicine is the first of this year’s prizes to be awarded STOCKHOLM/LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo won the 2022 Nobel … Read more

Pakistani hospital overwhelmed as waterborne diseases spread

Sehwan hospital in southern Pakistan is overwhelmed Patients flock from flood-affected areas Thousands of people suffer from waterborne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEHWAN, Pakistan, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The emergency department at the main government hospital in Sehwan, a small town in southern Pakistan, is overwhelmed. On a recent visit, … Read more

Oil rebounds 3% as OPEC+ weighs biggest production cut since 2020

OPEC+ eyes cut of more than 1 million bpd – sources China issues largest quota of petroleum products this year SINGAPORE, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped more than 3% at the start of Asian trading on Monday as OPEC+ plans to cut production by more than a million barrels a day for its … Read more

Russia loses its seat on the UN Aviation Council following a reprimand

MONTREAL, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Russia failed to secure enough votes to win re-election to the UN aviation agency’s board on Saturday, scolding Moscow for aviation-related actions taken after his invasion of Ukraine. Russia fell short of the 86 votes needed to remain on the 36-nation governing body of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), … Read more