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  1. Vaping emerges as new epidemic in America | Video
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    Vaping emerges as new epidemic in America | Video

    A new epidemic is engulfing the US and it appears to have ignited a rare moment of bipartisan agreement in Washington. Health experts are calling ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his

    Commentary: The flu, a global threat the world is poorly prepared for

    A universal flu vaccine may hold the key but until then, countries need to press on with immunisation programmes, says one health expert.
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    Second baby hit by salmonella from Lactalis milk in Spain

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    Trump declares opioid crisis a 'public health emergency'

  7. Ransomware

    Ransomware attacks 'global epidemic', says Europol