Health

Guinea releases last 68 people from Ebola quarantine

CONAKRY (Reuters) – The final 68 people who had been in contact with an Ebola patient were released from quarantine on Saturday, said a senior health official, raising hopes of an end to the disease in the last West African country with confirmed cases. Reuters: Health News

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Exclusive: U.S. drug benefit managers clamp down on specialty pharmacies

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In recent days, the largest U.S. managers of private prescription drug benefits have cut off at least eight pharmacies that work closely with drugmakers, intensifying scrutiny of a system that helps inflate drug prices, officials at the benefit managers told Reuters. The terminations come from payers who together manage drug benefits for more than 100 million Americans, and they follow disclosures by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in late Octobe Reuters: Health News

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