EU bans cough syrup chemical over severe allergies

EU bans cough syrup chemical over severe allergies

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Cough medicines containing the chemical pholcodine should be banned due to the risk of potentially deadly allergic reactions in people under general anaesthetic, the European Union’s drug regulator said Friday. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended…

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China further relaxes Covid rules after protests

China further relaxes Covid rules after protests

Cities across China further unwound COVID restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms. Anger and frustration with China’s hardline pandemic response spilled out onto…

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