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Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will rage on for another six months

Ebola outbreak that has killed 212 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will rage on for another six months, WHO warns People are catching the virus in unofficial, unhygienic medical centres  in Beni  Many are suspicious of foreign aid workers so seek medical help elsewhere But people may be confusing signs of Ebola with… Read More »

Specialty drugs drive Rx spending increase, Blue Cross says

Dive Brief: Spending by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers increased from 2016 to 2017 primarily through increases in spending on on specialty drugs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Blue Health Intelligence. Insurers under the Blues’ umbrella, dozens of independently run payers, spent about $ 100 billion on… Read More »