FDA chief struggles to explain slow response to baby food | Health, medicine and fitness

By MATTHEW PERRONE – AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration faced bipartisan anger from House lawmakers on Wednesday over months of delays in investigating problems at the country’s largest baby food plant that led to an ongoing shortage. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf documented a series of setbacks … Read more

FDA chief to detail delays in baby food plant inspection | Health, medicine and fitness

By MATTHEW PERRONE – AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal plans to inspect a baby food plant linked to the nationwide shortage have been delayed by COVID-19, scheduling conflicts and other logistical issues, according to prepared testimony from the head of the Food and Drug Administration. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf will answer questions Wednesday … Read more

Migrants cross border amid legal uncertainty over asylum rule | Health, medicine and fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — While U.S. officials waited anxiously, many of the migrants crossing the border from Mexico on Friday were unaware of a pending weighty court ruling over whether or not to maintain pandemic powers that could present a chance to seek asylum. request on grounds of … Read more

Migrants cross border amid legal uncertainty over asylum rule | Health, medicine and fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — While U.S. officials waited anxiously, many of the migrants crossing the border from Mexico on Friday were unaware of a pending weighty court ruling over whether or not to maintain pandemic powers that could present a chance to seek asylum. request on grounds of … Read more

Suspected monkeypox cases in Canada raise public health concerns – Global News

Suspected cases of monkey pox in Canada raise public health concernsWorldwide news 2 monkeypox cases confirmed in Quebec – the first in CanadaCBC.ca Suspected monkeypox cases discovered in Canada during global outbreakCBC News: The National Montreal health officials investigate 17 suspected monkeypox casesNational Post View full coverage on Google News

Japanese economy shrinks as energy prices rise | Health, medicine and fitness

By YURI KAGEYAMA – AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s economy contracted a worse-than-expected 1% annualized rate in the first quarter as rising prices and COVID-19 restrictions undermined spending and investment, according to data released Wednesday. Japan’s real gross domestic product, or GDP, the sum of the value of a country’s products and services, … Read more

Execution for Georgia man who killed girl temporarily postponed | Health, medicine and fitness

By KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily postponed the execution of a Georgian who was slated to die Tuesday for murdering an 8-year-old girl 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, murdered the girl and raped her 10-year-old boyfriend after kidnapping them as they walked home from … Read more

Execution for Georgia man who killed girl temporarily postponed | Health, medicine and fitness

By KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily postponed the execution of a Georgian who was slated to die Tuesday for murdering an 8-year-old girl 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, murdered the girl and raped her 10-year-old boyfriend after kidnapping them as they walked home from … Read more

Kim inflates pandemic response as North Korean outbreak mounts

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow drug deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has sickened 1.2 million people with a fever and left 50 dead in a matter of days Through KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press May 16, 2022, 2:45 am † 4 minutes … Read more

Death toll rises as North Korea tries to stockpile drugs

Seoul, South Korea – North Korea reported 390,000 new cases of fever on Sunday, while an additional eight deaths brought the number of known deaths to 50, according to state media. The official KCNA said Monday that an emergency meeting of the Workers’ Party political bureau had been held the day before, where leader Kim … Read more