WHO urges broader use of Ebola vaccine as DR Congo case numbers climb

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged a dramatic broadening of Ebola vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the latest outbreak of the virus has killed more than 1,000 people. More than 111,000 people have already received the protective jab, through a so-called ring vaccination approach aimed at immunising every person who has been in contact with the […]

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New asthma drug helps sufferer to climb Ben Nevis

Asthma sufferer whose symptoms were so severe that she couldn’t get up the stairs climbs Ben Nevis thanks to revolutionary new drug NHS has given the OK to  benralizumab, also known by the brand name Fasenra It joins mepolizumab, or Nucala, and reslizumab, or Cinqaero, to treat asthma   Rachel McCarthy, a 43-year-old company director has felt the benefits of drugs Three new […]

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