Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Balancing privacy with public health in South Africa

COVID-19 spreads from person to person through droplet and contact transmission. That's why contact tracing and quarantining have been included as one approach to control the spread of the virus. The aim is to ensure that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's parliament approves new 2-week lockdown extension

Spain's left-wing minority government succeeded Wednesday in maintaining the country's lockdown in place despite criticism from opposition parties, as the national parliament endorsed a new—the fifth in a row—two-week ...

Health

US fake meat firm mounts challenge to legal restrictions

A US firm that sells turkey-flavored tofu has taken legal action against a law that prohibits use of the word "meat" to describe its products, amid a political backlash to the growing popularity of meat substitutes.

Health

New suite of legal data capture US abortion laws

New legal data published to LawAtlas.org today provide a comprehensive look at the contents of US abortion regulations, relevant court cases and Attorneys General opinions that directly impact the provision of abortion services.

Health

Court rules Canadians can grow their own medical pot

A Canadian court Wednesday struck down federal rules governing the growing and distribution of medical marijuana, ruling that Canadians have a constitutional right to grow it for themselves at home.

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