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Two billion lack clean hospital water: UN

A quarter of the world’s health facilities lack basic water services, impacting two billion people, the United Nations says, warning that unhygienic conditions could fuel the global rise of deadly superbugs. In the poorest countries, about half of facilities do not have basic water services- water delivered by pipes or boreholes that protect it from… Read More »

Johns Hopkins, Bristol-Myers must face $1 billion syphilis infections suit

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Maryland said The Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY.N) and the Rockefeller Foundation must face a $ 1 billion lawsuit over their roles in a 1940s U.S. government experiment that infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at… Read More »