Beijing aims to refill medicine chest with "Made in China" drugs

SHANGHAI, Nov 29 China, already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, is turning its industrial might to the challenge of making more of its own drugs for a vast and ageing population.

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Brazil confirms zica virus link to fetal brain-damage outbreak

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 28 A link between a form of fetal brain damage and the mosquito-born zica virus has been confirmed by Brazilian health authorities on Saturday.

28 Nov 2015

Guinea's last Ebola case, a baby girl, leaves hospital

DAKAR, Nov 28 A one-month-old baby girl who was Guinea's last reported Ebola case left hospital on Saturday, delighting medical staff and putting the country on course to be declared free of the deadly virus.

28 Nov 2015

Indian drugmaker Biocon's revenue could hit $1 bln in 4 years - MD

ABU DHABI, Nov 28 India's biggest biotech firm Biocon Ltd expects revenue to double to $1 billion in four years as it expands in Europe and the United States with new products, its chairperson and managing director said on Saturday.

28 Nov 2015

UPDATE 9-Police arrest Colorado abortion clinic gunman, 11 injured

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov 27 Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday and opened fire with a rifle in a burst of violence that left at least 11 people injured, including five officers, authorities said.

28 Nov 2015
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