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Swiggy, Zomato Claim Measures to Mitigate Coronavirus Outbreak, But No Practical Efforts on Ground

Swiggy, Zomato Claim Measures to Mitigate Coronavirus Outbreak, But No Practical Efforts on Ground

Swiggy on Wednesday released a customer advisory to detail “proactive measures” it is keeping in place to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak. The latest advisory, which has been sent to Swiggy customers through an email, comes a week after the Bengaluru-based company informed its delivery partners about various safety measures through …

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Berkeley’s Efforts Suggest Soda Taxes Do Cut Soda Sales

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tax it, and fewer folks will buy it. So it goes with sugar-sweetened drinks, new research suggests. The California city of Berkeley introduced the nation’s first soda tax in 2014, and within months people were …

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Efforts to Improve Research on Kids’ Drugs Paying Off: Report

Statins May Be Linked to Diabetes Risk

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News) — Federal laws requiring medical companies to conduct pediatric drug studies have helped provide guidance on whether it’s safe or effective for children to use certain medications, a new U.S. report finds. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report noted, however, that there’s still not enough …

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Whistleblower Complaint, California Case Spur Changes in CDC Coronavirus Testing Efforts

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Latest Infectious Disease News By Robin Foster and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Just how prepared the United States is to quell an outbreak of coronavirus on American soil came into question on Thursday, as federal officials changed guidelines for testing after a …

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Symptomless Coronavirus Cases Stymie Screening Efforts

Hand Sanitizers: Do They Help Stop All Germs?

Latest Infectious Disease News Brenda GoodmanFebruary 20, 2020 As countries work to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, the screening of international travelers has become a cornerstone of those efforts. Because there are a limited number of lab tests, travelers generally aren’t being swabbed unless …

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Silent COVID-19 Cases May Stymie Screening Efforts

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Feb. 20, 2020 — As countries work to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, the screening of international travelers has become a cornerstone of those efforts. Because there are a limited number of lab tests, travelers generally aren’t being swabbed unless they have symptoms or if …

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Findings on HIV-Resistant Sex Workers May Help Vaccine Efforts

Only 1 in 3 HIV-Infected Black Americans Gets Effective Treatment: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) — In studying how HIV is transmitted, researchers have discovered that some African sex workers are naturally resistant to the virus, a finding that could influence prevention efforts. These women are protected by an unusually weak inflammatory response in their vaginas, the scientists noted. “In …

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Report Calls for Better U.S. Efforts to Fight Counterfeit Drugs

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) — Aiming to reduce the global threat of counterfeit drugs, a new Institute of Medicine report also recommends changes in the United States that include a mandatory drug-tracking system and tighter licensing rules for drug wholesalers. The potential dangers of counterfeit …

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Xi warned officials that efforts to stop virus could hurt economy: sources

Xi warned officials that efforts to stop virus could hurt economy: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping warned top officials last week that efforts to contain the new coronavirus had gone too far, threatening the country’s economy, sources told Reuters, days before Beijing rolled out measures to soften the blow. FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects the novel coronavirus …

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South African teams eclipse Australia’s Super Rugby efforts | Bret Harris | Sport

There have been reports South Africa will leave Sanzaar after the 2023 World Cup to play in an expanded Six Nations tournament – but perhaps the Springboks can have the best of both worlds. The country is committed to Sanzaar until 2025, but that arrangement does not necessarily need to …

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