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Maiden Pharma’s license suspended following cough syrup deaths

Indian authorities have suspended the licence of Delhi-based drugmaker, Maiden Pharma, after it failed to furnish information on cough syrup related deaths in West Africa’s The Gambia.The company is accused of supplying cough syrup that led to the deaths of 66 children in The Gambia.Meanwhile, police in The Gambia are investigating the deaths of 66 […]

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Ebola makes a comeback in Côte d’Ivoire

The Ebola virus arrested headlines earlier this year following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Now, it’s back in the news with Côte d’Ivoire detecting its first case in more than 25 years. The country’s Ministry of Health confirmed the news, after samples collected from an individual who had arrived from Guinea.

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How the Ebola Outbreak in May 2018 Will Differ From the Past

On the 8th of May 2018, another Ebola epidemic was declared by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since then, around 54 patients have presented symptoms of hemorrhagic fever with 35 confirmed Ebola cases. There have also been 25 deaths with 12 of them being confirmed as being caused by Ebola. The outbreak

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