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  1. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin made by Purdue Pharma LP on a counter at a

    Purdue Pharma agrees to US$270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

    Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine to a boy who had contact with an Eb

    Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases: health ministry

    Congo's Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1,000 cases, the Health Ministry said on Monday, with a death toll of 629 in the world's second worst ever ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Medecins Sans Frontieres workers talk to a worker at an isolation facility prepared to

    Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

    Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the ...
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    Measles outbreaks come with serious consequences

  5. FILE PHOTO: A child attends a class during a vaccination campaign against Ebola in Mbandaka, Democr

    Chaotic Congo basks in rare success after quashing Ebola

    Congo's health minister said on Wednesday that when its Ebola outbreak was first announced less than three months ago, he never dreamed it would ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: A World Health Organization worker prepares to administer a vaccination during the laun

    Congo declares Ebola flare-up over after rapid response

    Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people after what experts hailed as a ...
  7. A student displays his hands painted with messages as he poses during an HIV/AIDS awareness campaig

    UN says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

    Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United ...
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    Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa

  9. A local resident tries to clear mud and debris from his home at a flood affected area in Mabi town

    Japan struggles to restore water to flood-hit towns

  10. FILE PHOTO: A laboratory worker uses a microscope at the health centre in the commune of Wangata du

    Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

    People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating ...