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Where’s the herd immunity? Our research shows why Covid is still wreaking havoc
‘Living with the virus’ is proving much harder than the early vaccine success suggested, says professor of immunology Danny Altmann
WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization.
G7 pledges to raise $600bn to counter China’s Belt and Road
The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations.
G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road
Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.
WHO panel: Monkeypox not a global emergency 'at this stage'
The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.
Are 'natural' products better than synthetic ones?
From sharks' livers to endangered plants – some claims about "natural" products should be interpreted with caution. Should we be more willing to use synthetic alternatives?
Covid vaccines for kids under 5 are nearly here. Here’s what you need to know.
Both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines will soon be available for all kids older than 6 months.
WTO ministers reach deals on fisheries, food, COVID vaccines
After all-night talks, members of the World Trade Organization early Friday reached a string of deals and commitments aimed at protecting stocks of ocean fish, broadening production of COVID-19 vaccines in the developing world, improving...
WHO to get monkeypox tests for Africa, as new cases reported
Preparations for vaccination against monkeypox begin in Africa as it reported 1,597 cases and 66 deaths in 2022 so far.
New Zealand, Georgia and Comoros lift PCR test requirement for travelers
The authorities in New Zealand, Georgia and the Comoros have announced that they have abolished the requirement of a negative PCR test for Saudi citizens to enter their territories.
Anthony Fauci Tests Positive for Covid-19
Vaccinated or not, the world’s top infectious disease expert has mild symptoms and is isolating.
Road Will Be Bumpy: World Trade Body Chief Ahead Of High-Stakes Meet
Speaking just hours before the opening of the WTO's first ministerial meeting in nearly five years, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala acknowledged that "the road will be bumpy and rocky, there may be a few landmines on the way."
Travelling To US? A Big Change In Rules For Arrivals
All passengers had needed to show a negative Covid viral test taken shortly before travel -- or proof of having recovered from the virus in the past 90 days -- before they boarded their flight.
Why Did We Forget COVID So Quickly?
After a mass trauma comes the mass forgetting. No one really wants to talk about COVID any more, even though it tore through every dimension of our lives. But now it’s as if the disruption was so great, weird, terrible and abrupt, that w...
'Food nationalism' worries rise after India, Malaysia export bans. Policies stoke fears of further inflation, weaponization of supplies.
Soaring global food prices have prompted some Asian countries to halt exports of certain products to protect domestic consumers, raising fears of still higher inflation among their trade partners. More broadly, experts see an imminent ri...
What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?
Cases of monkeypox - a rare, little-known disease - are being investigated in European countries including the UK, the US, Canada and Australia.
Unlikely Monkeypox Outbreak Will Turn Into A Global Pandemic: WHO
Monkeypox: Since Britain first reported a confirmed monkeypox case on May 7, nearly 400 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported to the WHO in nearly two dozen countries far from the states where the virus is endemic.
WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox reported in more than 20 countries
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a...
Monkeypox outbreak can still be contained, insists UN health agency
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.
Klaus Schwab to Pfizer's CEO Bourla: "We were both targets of the anti-vaccine movements and conspiracy people."
Monkeypox: Can it be treated and how worried should we be?
Dr Khan looks at the new outbreak of an old virus that has been detected in about a dozen countries in two weeks.
UK Confirms Community Transmission Of Monkeypox Virus
Monkeypox Virus Spread: There is no specific treatment but vaccination against smallpox has been found to be about 85 percent effective in preventing monkeypox.
92 Monkeypox Cases Now In 12 Countries
Monkeypox Cases: As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the World Health Organization said.
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