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Abbott, FDA enter deal over reopening of baby formula facility in Michigan

Abbott Laboratories logo is displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 16 (Reuters) – Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) said on Monday it had reached an agreement with the US health regulator …

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Russian forces fall back in northeast Ukraine, McDonald’s retreats from Moscow

Ukraine says its forces have pushed through to Russian border Russia warns of consequences over Finland, Sweden NATO move NATO chief says Russian offensive not going to plan Situation still tough in south RUSKA LOZOVA, Ukraine/KYIV, May 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops have pushed Russian forces back from the northeastern city of Kharkiv and some …

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Australia says Chinese spy ship’s presence off west coast ‘concerning’

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship was tracked off Australia’s west coast within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive defense facility, Australia said on Friday, raising concern during an election campaign about China’s assertive behavior in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Chinese navy vessel was not in Australian territorial …

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Generic drugmakers to sell Pfizer’s Paxlovid for $25 or less in low-income countries

NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Several generic drugmakers that will produce versions of Pfizer’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid have agreed to sell the medicine in low- and middle-income countries for $25 a course or less, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) said on Thursday. CHAI said it could not disclose the names of …

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On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, a town freezes ties with its eastern neighbor

Town was symbol of cross-border cooperation in Arctic Norwegians, Russians, Ukrainians live together Businesses are dependent on Russia, lessening their ties KIRKENES, Norway, May 11 (Reuters) – Kirkenes, a Norwegian town a stone’s throw from Russia, was for over three decades a symbol of cross-border harmony in the Arctic. That came to a crashing end …

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Explainer: Some patients reporting COVID rebounds after taking Pfizer pills

May 11 (Reuters) – More than 2.8 million courses of Pfizer Inc’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment Paxlovid have been made available at pharmacies around the United States, with the Biden administration working to improve access to the drug. As Paxlovid has become more widely used, some patients have reported symptoms that recurred after COVID-19 …

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UK strikes new security agreement with Sweden and Finland

HELSINKI, May 11 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said he had agreed new deals with Sweden and Finland to bolster European security, pledging to support both countries’ armed forces should they come under attack. Johnson signed the new declarations, described by Britain as “a step-change in defense and security cooperation”, during …

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Inside a Ukraine hospital where medics work as rockets fall

BAKHMUT, Ukraine, May 11 (Reuters) – The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulance bringing the wounded and traumatised from the front line of Europe’s biggest battlefield. Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line …

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Pharmacy chains should pay $878 mln for opioid epidemic role, Ohio counties say

CLEVELAND, May 10 (Reuters) – A lawyer for two Ohio counties said on Monday that CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) should fund an $878 million plan to address the opioid crisis there, as a first-of-its-kind trial got underway to determine the pharmacy chains’ contribution. A federal jury …

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GE unit boosts medical dye output as China COVID lockdown cuts supplies

Completed GE digital anesthesia care stations are seen at a GE Healthcare manufacturing facility during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Madison, Wisconsin, US April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Acker Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – General Electric’s (GE.N) healthcare unit said on Tuesday it had increased …

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