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Covid-19 news: Europe’s first case may have been in December

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool The golden statues of the Trocadero esplanade, in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, are covered with protective face masks.CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 5 May Europe’s first known coronavirus case may have been in December A… Read More »

Novartis, Incyte’s Jakafi boosts its case in graft-versus-host disease with another phase 3 win

Novartis and Incyte’s JAK inhibitor Jakafi has had a whirlwind few weeks as it rolls into a late-stage trial as a possible therapy for cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients. But Jakafi is also strengthening its hand in graft vs. host disease, where it scored its third approval earlier this year.  Patients treated with Jakafi saw a… Read More »

Singapore confirms 67th coronavirus case

A contractor working at Shell’s Pulau Bukom manufacturing site in Singapore has contracted the new coronavirus, the company says, as the city-state reported its biggest jump in new cases so far. The Bukom manufacturing site in Singapore houses Shell’s biggest wholly-owned refinery. The company said earlier on Friday it had sent some staff home from… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Germany bolsters iodine supply in case of nuclear incident

German authorities are increasing their stockpile of iodine tablets as a precaution for the possibility of a nuclear incident. Germany’s Federal Office for Radiation Protection confirmed Thursday it has ordered 189.5 million iodine tablets “to ensure a safe and widespread distribution in case of a radiological or nuclear emergency.” Public broadcaster WDR, which first reported… Read More »