One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, but across the country vaccine coverage is rising. Alex Whiting looks at how France is fighting back against vaccine scepticism

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According to the first Wellcome Trust Global Monitor survey, just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwide

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Bruce Schneier argues that we’ll have to battle both the disease and the fake news

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The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place

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An injured bioethicist learned firsthand how desperately patients with severe pain need the relief of powerful drugs—and how little support they get to stop taking them. Our Travis Rieder shares an essay adapted from his forthcoming book ‘In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids’

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The Ebola virus that has stubbornly lingered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since August 2018 has finally jumped the border, sickening a 5-year-old boy in Uganda

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The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is among the most deadly in history, and despite a slowing spread, public health experts say the situation isn’t likely to get better. Why?

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“We weren’t happy when a billboard went up saying marijuana laws reduce overdose deaths,” said Brendan Saloner of Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics & Bloomberg School of Public Health. “That was very hard for us to rein in.”

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