Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Notorious Insecticides Found in Half of Sampled Streams in US

Common Dreams
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Scientists Seek Review of Glyphosate, Allege ‘Flawed’ Regulations

Manitoba Co-Operator

Reuters — U.S. regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. Story here.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...