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Sri Lanka approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation. The state minister overseeing pharmaceutical products, Channa Jayasumana, said Sri Lanka has requested doses from Russia’s Gamaleya Research Institute and was awaiting confirmation of the amount it … Read more

Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers

Israel on Sunday announced plans to vaccinate tens of thousands of Palestinians who work inside Israel and its West Bank settlements, at a time of vast disparities in access to vaccines between the Israeli and Palestinian populations. Israel has launched one of the world’s most successful vaccination programs, inoculating over half of its population in … Read more

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

The Daily Beast Fledgling Actor From Texas Bashed a Cop With a Crutch in Capitol Riot: Docs Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via FBI/GettyAn aspiring actor from Texas, who said he was almost “gassed to death like… a Jew” during the Capitol insurrection, has been charged with using a crutch to bash … Read more

FDA Approves Spravato For Suicidal Patients With Major Depression : Shots

In 2019, the FDA approved Spravato for patients with major depressive disorder who hadn’t responded to other treatments. Now, the agency is adding patients who are having suicidal thoughts or have recently attempted to harm themselves or take their own lives. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images In 2019, the FDA … Read more

FDA Approves A Nasal Spray To Treat Patients Who Are Suicidal : NPR

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a fast-acting nasal spray to treat suicidal patients. The spray contains a chemical cousin of the anesthetic and party drug ketamine. STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: The Food and Drug Administration has approved a fast-acting nasal spray for people who are at high risk of suicide. The spray contains … Read more