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Taiwan company hawks fish farm water as health drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fish farmer and owner of a biochemical product firm has been charged with violating health regulations after it was found he took water from his fish ponds and packaged ...

Taiwan warns public against taking Ivermectin for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) unequivocally declared that there is no evidence that supports the use of Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 and w...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, read...

India cases cross 7 million as experts warn of complacency

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus toll crossed 7 million on Sunday with a number of new cases dipping in recent weeks, even as health experts warn of mask and distancing fatigue setting i...

5 takeaways: AP/FRONTLINE investigate medical supply chains

From the very moment the coronavirus pandemic reached America’s shores, the country was unprepared. Health care facilities didn’t have the masks and equipment needed to protect their workers. The Asso...

In Bolivian city, people buy fake - and toxic - virus cure

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (AP) — Long lines form every morning in one of the Bolivian cities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic as desperate people wait to buy small bottles of chlorine dioxide, a toxi...

Barr tells AP FBI probing cyber incident on federal network

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr vowed in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that there would be swift and severe action if a foreign government is behind disinformation ...

Facebook bans ads with false claims about new virus

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said Wednesday that it is banning ads that make false claims about products tied to the new coronavirus. The social network said it is removing ads that feature ...

Facebook bans ads with false claims about new virus

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said Wednesday that it is banning ads that make false claims about products tied to the new coronavirus. The social network said it is removing ads tha...

Pakistan sentenced to 6 years for peddling fake cures

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A dual citizen from Pakistan and the United Kingdom has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for selling drugs that he falsely claimed would cure illnesses ranging from A...