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Apr 01, 2016


Scientists in the United States have identified a genetically modified strain of mice that develop Zika. They’ll be used to test vaccines and drugs against the mosquito-borne illness.


Pharma Safety


Yellow Fever, a “forgotten disease” is causing new worries in Angola. The African nation has already depleted their stockpile and it’s unclear whether new vaccines can be made in time.


The Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) recently granted the WHO an urgent donation of 157,000+ meningitis and septicaemia vaccines. The donated vaccines will be sent to the African Meningitis Belt, where there is currently a meningitis epidemic.


Tribeca Film Festival's co-founder, Robert De Niro, announced that Andrew Wakefield's controversial film will be pulled from the festival.


WHO urges China to build trust in vaccines after safety scandal. UN health body says urgent action is required to head off anti-immunization sentiment.



Food Safety


Protests at two Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants Thursday by individuals purporting to be food safety advocates were actually publicity stunts staged by the Teamsters to cast a shadow on fresh produce supplier Taylor Farms.


Oyster research could lead to food safety strategies.


Colorado may trade restaurant grades for higher inspection fees.


Most people associate food poisoning with physical symptoms, but new research shows a connection between a foodborne parasite and mental/emotional problems, including suicide.



IoT

Enterprise IoT rollouts still need outside assistance, but new software can help.


IoT will drive technology outside of the IT sector.


Searching for a path to IoT security? Robust IoT security costs less than you think.


Microsoft wants Azure to power the next gen of IoT devices.


BlackBerry aims to enter trucking industry with new IoT service.






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