Swiss reject ban on animal testing in referendum

Pharmaceutical industry opposed testing ban Tobacco advertising more restricted to protect youngsters Proposals on equity tax and media funding rejected ZURICH, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Swiss voters rejected a proposal by animal rights activists to make Switzerland the first country to ban medical and scientific experiments on animals, but approved tougher restrictions on cigarette advertising … Read more

Discovery of Omicron in New York deer raises concern over possible new variants

A white-tailed deer stands in Fort Lee Historic Park in frigid temperatures, in front of the George Washington Bridge at Fort Lee, New Jersey January 8, 2015. REUTERS / Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, Feb 8 (Reuters) – The discovery of the Omicron variant in white-tailed deer … Read more

Israeli study finds that Pfizer COVID-19 booster protects against Omicron

A Health Worker Prepares a Dose of Pfizer / BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at Penda Health Center in Nairobi, Kenya, December 9, 2021. REUTERS / Baz Ratner / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Sign up JERUSALEM, December 11 (Reuters) – Israeli researchers said on Saturday that they found that a … Read more