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U.S.-China trade war relief sends dollar to five-month highs

U.S.-China trade war relief sends dollar to five-month highs

Published 21/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar hit a five-month high on Monday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared the U.S.-China trade war “on hold” following [more…]

Roche drug dramatically reduces bleeds in key hemophilia tests

Roche drug dramatically reduces bleeds in key hemophilia tests

Published 21/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Roche’s new hemophilia drug Hemlibra dramatically reduced bleeding in a broad population of hemophilia patients, results from two clinical trials showed on [more…]

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Published 20/05/2018

(Reuters) - Sweden defeated Switzerland in a dramatic penalty shootout after a pulsating Ice Hockey World Championship final at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on [more…]

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Published 20/05/2018

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an [more…]

Congo’s Ebola not an international emergency, can be controlled -WHO

Congo’s Ebola not an international emergency, can be controlled -WHO

Published 18/05/2018

GENEVA/KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo can be brought under control and is not an international public health emergency, experts [more…]

Tesla crash may have triggered battery fire: Swiss firefighters

Tesla crash may have triggered battery fire: Swiss firefighters

Published 14/05/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss firefighters said on Monday that the impact in a fatal accident involving a Tesla electric car may have set off a [more…]

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13, including 19 deaths, [more…]

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an [more…]

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

Published 09/05/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal’s old Palais de Justice sits among some of the most sought-after real estate in the capital Dakar, where it shares a [more…]

Roche’s Tecentriq combo wins fast FDA review in race to catch rivals

Roche’s Tecentriq combo wins fast FDA review in race to catch rivals

Published 07/05/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche’s immunotherapy combination that includes Tecentriq, Avastin and chemotherapy will get an accelerated review by U.S. regulators for use as an initial [more…]