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Instagram blocks '#VaccinesKill' hashtag after receiving some reports but it’s not good enough

Instagram blocks “#VaccinesKill” hashtag after receiving some reports but it’s not good enough

Instagram said Thursday it will now block additional hashtags that surface vaccine misinformation, but other hashtags and content promoted by anti-vaccination accounts...
Antibiotic price drop could stop millions from developing tuberculosis

Antibiotic price drop could stop millions from developing tuberculosis

New agreement secures 66% reduction in cost of rifapentine, which prevents ‘latent’ TB from becoming active The price of...
Facebook debuts vaccine pop-up windows to stop the spread of misinformation

Facebook debuts vaccine pop-up windows to stop the spread of misinformation

A new feature is rolling out on Facebook and Instagram to combat the spread of anti-vaccine misinformation. Facebook, which...
Extreme Heat Wiped out One Third of Australia’s Spectacled Flying Fox Species

Extreme Heat Wiped out One Third of Australia’s Spectacled Flying Fox Species

The spectacled flying fox, named like this due to the light-colored fur around its eyes, can only be found in Australia in...
200,000 uninsured people may soon have access to HIV prevention medication

200,000 uninsured people may soon have access to HIV prevention medication

Donation helps goal to eradicate the HIV epidemic Hundreds of thousands of uninsured people may soon have access to...