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June 23, 2022
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WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, […]
June 14, 2022
Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment thumbnail

Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, […]
June 11, 2022
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US health experts say monkeypox cases harder to detect

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain US health experts said Friday that cases of monkeypox that are being detected at the moment do not necessarily display the usual […]
May 30, 2022
Thousands quarantined after Beijing man breaks COVID rules thumbnail

Thousands quarantined after Beijing man breaks COVID rules

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A Beijing man has landed thousands of his neighbours in quarantine after he ignored an order to stay at home and later […]
May 27, 2022
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EU working on joint purchase of monkeypox vaccines

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The EU is working on centralising purchases of vaccines and treatments for monkeypox, with details to be agreed in the “coming days,” […]
May 15, 2022
North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19 thumbnail

North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, top, attends a meeting on anti-virus strategies in Pyongyang, North Korea […]
May 3, 2022
Beijing preps COVID-19 hospital spaces, though new cases low thumbnail

Beijing preps COVID-19 hospital spaces, though new cases low

A worker in a protective suit sprays disinfectant as residents wearing face masks line up for mass coronavirus testing outside a residential complex, Tuesday, May 3, […]
April 30, 2022
Virus might be behind mystery child hepatitis cases: US agency thumbnail

Virus might be behind mystery child hepatitis cases: US agency

CDC recommends children stay up to date on their vaccinations and that parents and caregivers practice preventive actions such as hand hygiene, avoiding people who are […]
April 21, 2022
WHO says global COVID cases, deaths declined again last week thumbnail

WHO says global COVID cases, deaths declined again last week

Residents get tested during their stay at a temporary hospital converted from the National Exhibition and Convention Center to quarantine COVID-positive people in Shanghai, China on […]
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