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World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a…

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Health

WHO panel: Monkeypox not a global emergency ‘at this stage’

LONDON — The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored…

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Health

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 shots boost omicron protection

Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works — just…

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Health

Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

WASHINGTON — Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country — or about 13% of the force —…

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tests positive for COVID-19

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, according to a press release from…

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Science

Amazon reviews saying candles are scentless may signal covid-19 cases

A loss of smell is a key covid-19 symptom, with researchers finding a link between increasing coronavirus cases in the…

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Africa

Govt’s move to scrap mask-wearing, gathering restrictions widely welcomed

Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Thursday made a formal announcement on government’s move to repeal the country’s last remaining coronavirus…

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Africa

Stats SA: Number of pupils not attending school tripled during COVID peak

The General Household Survey has highlighted the gaps in basic services such as clean drinking water, sanitation and education. JOHANNESBURG…

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Africa

‘The COVID-19 virus is still around’: Phaahla reiterates importance of jabs

On Thursday, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said they monitored the drop in coronavirus infection numbers for more than three weeks…

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Asia

India’s Daily Covid Cases (17,336) At 4-Month High

New Delhi: India reported 17,336 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest daily figure reported since February…

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