Baby deaths trust in special measures

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJack Burn died hours after being born at Princess Royal Hospital in Telford A hospital trust being investigated over baby deaths and subject to repeated warnings over patient safety across two sites has been put into special measures. It means Shrewsbury and…

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Misinterpreted Islamic Decree Sends Indonesian Vaccination Rates Plummeting

In August, Indonesia top Muslim clerical body, the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), issued a religious decree declaring that the measles-rubella (MR) vaccine is ‘haram’ – forbidden under Islamic law – because several of its components are derived from pigs.    Now, public health officials are beginning to observe the dangerous consequences of this…

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The Minte raises $2.25 million in seed funding to bring hotel-style housekeeping to luxury residences

As an MBA student at the University of Chicago’s Booth school, Kathleen Wilson was struck with an idea while looking at businesses that provided daily housekeeping in one of her classes. Given the density and physical structure of many apartment buildings, she wondered why a housekeeper couldn’t similarly push a…

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5 things to know for November 5: Midterms, Brexit, Iran, corporal punishment

1. Midterm elections 23 & 2: That’s what Dems need to flip Congress Anger sets in as Iran braces for US sanctions The Trump administration is set to reimpose all sanctions against Iran today. The sanctions were lifted as part of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, which President Trump pulled…

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