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South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance

A vehicle disinfects a pig farm as a quarantine official wearing protective gear looks on in Paju, South Korea, September 17, 2019. Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever… Read More »

Nevada is suing opioid manufacturers and distributors. There are more than 40 defendants in the case

The lawsuit lists more than 40 defendants, including Teva Pharmaceuticals, Actavis Pharma, Purdue Pharma, members of the Sackler family who controlled Purdue Pharma, Walgreen Co., Walmart Inc. and CVS Pharmacy. “Through a systematic marketing campaign, sham ‘medical’ organizations, funded experts, and other shameful tactics, the defendants peddled false science designed to demonstrate that opioids were… Read More »

Federal judge scolds Purdue, Endo and Mallinckrodt for stall tactics in opioids case

U.S. District Judge Dan Polster has had enough of opioids makers Purdue Pharma, Endo and Mallinckrodt asking for extensions in the multistate lawsuit against them. And he said as much Thursday in the Cleveland court where the case is being tried. Lawyers representing the companies and other defendants in the case had filed an emergency… Read More »