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Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests

France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family

Crown mulls charges against man, 87, after woman dies following shove in Winnipeg care home

Manitoba Crown prosecutors are facing a tough decision on whether to lay criminal charges against an

Federal government pledges millions for opioid crisis

The federal government is putting more money into fighting the opioid crisis and addressing what Canada’s

WHO declares Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international emergency

The World Health Organization has deemed the Ebola outbreak in Congo a public health emergency of

Listeria risk from recalled packaged kale highlights pathogen’s challenge

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and

Infected bat ‘ran into’ hand of B.C. man who later died from rabies: health officer

A 21-year-old Parksville, B.C., man who died from rabies after coming into contact with an infected

What you need to know about rabies in Canada

Public health officials and scientists stress that rabies rarely infects humans in Canada, but the death

Congo priest first Ebola patient to die in eastern main city

The first Ebola patient in eastern Congo’s largest city, Goma, has died, the government said on Tuesday.

B.C. man dies of rabies after coming into contact with bat

A 21-year-old B.C. man has died of rabies after coming into contact with a bat on

Another Ontario First Nation declares a state of emergency over water

Another fly-in First Nation in Ontario has declared a state of emergency over of its water