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U.S. Republican lawmakers say regulators treat insurers unfairly

WASHINGTON, Sept 2 - A group of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused U.S. regulators of "disparate treatment" of nonbank financial firms that are currently being considered for tougher oversight.

2:35am IST

Tetraphase says urinary drug successful in late-stage study

Sept 2 - Drugmaker Tetraphase Pharmaceutical Inc said its experimental drug to treat complicated urinary tract infections (UTI) compared favorably to standard treatment in the first portion of a two-part late-stage trial.

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UPDATE 2-Wealthy countries must send medical teams to halt Ebola -Medecins Sans Frontieres

(Adds Obama briefed on outbreak, U.S. Centers for Disease Control comments)

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UPDATE 2-U.S. CDC says Ebola threatens stability of stricken countries

CHICAGO, Sept 2 - The world's worst Ebola outbreak is threatening the stability of affected and neighboring countries in West Africa, and requires a "massive" effort to bring it under control, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. contract approved to speed tests of Mapp's Ebola drug

Sept 2 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday a federal contract worth up to $42.3 million would help accelerate testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that is being developed by privately held Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc.

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