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Johns Hopkins, Bristol-Myers must face $1 billion syphilis infections lawsuit

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Maryland said The Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY.N) and the Rockefeller Foundation must face a $ 1 billion lawsuit over their roles in a 1940s U.S. government experiment that infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at… Read More »

Animal attacks cost us more than $1 billion a year, and they're becoming more common

The rate of all animal attack injuries has increased over the past 10 years, according to Dr. Joseph Forrester, one of the authors of the study published Tuesday in the BMJ. He anticipates that it will continue to rise, partially because of climate change. The most common cause of injury is bites from non-venomous arthropods,… Read More »