FDA investigating infections tied to reprocessing urological endoscopes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week it is investigating a number of medical device reports of infections and potential contamination issues with reprocessing urological endoscopes. During Jan. 1, 2017, to Feb. 20, 2021, the FDA reportedly received more than 450 medical device reports of postprocedure patient infections or other possible contamination related […]

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S.Africa’s Naspers hires Airbnb, Amazon veteran to lead global classifieds business

Africa’s largest company, Naspers Ltd, has hired a top Airbnb and former Amazon executive to lead its global online classifieds business, it said on Thursday, as the technology investor looks to shore up contributions from core businesses. The company’s online classifieds business, clubbed under OLX Group, contributes 5% to overall revenues and is the biggest […]

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Britt Reid was intoxicated, traveling 84 mph before crash that injured girl, prosecutors say

Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was charged with driving while intoxicated and accused of speeding before he hit two stopped cars in a crash that seriously injured a 5-year-old girl in February. The Jackson County, Missouri, Prosecutor’s Office alleged that Reid, the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, was driving at a […]

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