U.S. plans changes to bird-flu response after criticism

  • U.S. plans changes to bird-flu response after criticism

    The U.S. Agriculture Department wants to improve its handling of the nation’s worst-ever outbreak of bird flu in poultry after coming under criticism for a slow and confusing response. The USDA is aiming to assign one person to communicate with each infected farm during the entire time the facility…

  • Watchdog urges FDA to revoke approval of Genzyme surgical implant

    Consumer watchdog Public Citizen said it petitioned U.S. health regulators to withdraw approval of Sanofi SA’s Seprafilm and order a recall, saying the surgical implant has been associated with side effects including death. Seprafilm, developed by Genzyme, is used to reduce abnormal internal…

  • Virtua explores options to fight Cooper’s Camden EMS deal

    Camden’s longtime paramedic services provider is exploring options to fight legislation signed by Gov. Chris Christie that will allow Cooper University Hospital to take over emergency medical services …

    Associated Press

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