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MiniMed insulin pumps recalled after 2,175 injuries, 1 confirmed death

Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled by the company due to a dosing defect that has already caused 2,175 injuries and at least one death. On Thursday, the FDA issued a statement warning that the MiniMed 600 Series devices are known to have a missing or broken retainer ring, which helps keep the insulin… Read More »

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus in China confirmed

A new coronavirus sickening dozens in China is transmissible between humans, officials confirmed, sparking fears that the pneumonia-like illness which has been tied to at least three deaths may spread more quickly than previously believed. Chinese government officials said two people in the country’s southern province had caught the virus from family members, and several medical workers… Read More »