Ebola concentrated in Congo mining area, still an emergency: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the “complex...

Johnson & Johnson to recall some baby powder as FDA finds traces of asbestos

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after...

Opioids settlement could be near, lawyer for local governments says

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general were progressing toward what is expected to be a multibillion-dollar...

Opioid litigation talks can 'get a long way' to deal: lawyer

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general can “get a long way” toward settling the sprawling litigation...

J&J to recall some baby powder as FDA finds traces of asbestos

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after...

WHO hails 'triumph' as Merck's Ebola vaccine gets EU green light

LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s first Ebola vaccine was approved by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World...

Merck gets EU panel nod for Ebola vaccine

FILE PHOTO: The Merck logo is seen at a gate to the Merck & Co campus in Linden, New Jersey, U.S., July 12,...

Judge's unorthodox approach has huge opioid settlement within reach

(Reuters) - From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country’s opioid epidemic, Judge...

China seeks to boost certified elderly caregivers by 2 million

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has scrapped a requirement of formal education for people seeking to be certified as caregivers for the elderly in...