Bulgaria reports virulent bird flu at over 50 farms, culling 430,000 poultry

SOFIA (Reuters) – A virulent bird flu virus has spread to 55 poultry farms in Bulgaria prompting the veterinary authorities to announce a cull of some 430,000 birds since it was first detected in the middle of December, agriculture minister Dessislava Taneva said on Saturday.


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Pharma company executives debate drug pricing increases

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Grappling with a backlash against high U.S. prescription drug prices, more pharmaceutical companies are pledging to limit annual increases to under 10 percent – but the tactic is doing little to salve critics, including President-elect Donald Trump, who on Wednesday said drugmakers are “getting away with murder.”


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