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Covid in China: Chengdu lockdown after outbreak
21:12, Thursday, 01 September, 2022
Chengdu has become the latest Chinese city to be locked down as Beijing continues to pursue its controversial "zero-Covid" policy.Around 21 million ...
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The WHO declares monkeypox a public health emergency
21:42, Saturday, 23 July, 2022
The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency. "I have decided that the global monkeypox ...
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WHO urges all countries around the world to return to the mask regime due to the situation with #COVID_19
10:24, Thursday, 14 July, 2022
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on all countries of the world to return to the mask ...
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First case of monkeypox recorded in Russia
11:48, Tuesday, 12 July, 2022
The first case of monkeypox was recorded in Russia. This was reported in Rospotrebnadzor. ''The first case of monkeypox has been confirmed in ...
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WHO: #COVID_19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world
15:12, Sunday, 10 July, 2022
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 ...
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New wave of Omicron mutations spreading across Europe, EU Medicines Agency warns
17:24, Saturday, 09 July, 2022
A new wave of Covid-19 is sweeping across Europe driven by Omicron mutations, an EU Medicines Agency official has warned. Head of vaccines at the ...
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WHO calls for 'urgent' action to stem monkeypox spread in Europe as cases surge
15:18, Saturday, 02 July, 2022
The World Health Organization on Friday called for ''urgent'' action to prevent the spread of monkeypox in Europe, noting that cases had tripled in ...
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#COVID_19: BA.4 and BA.5 variants spur 20 per cent rise in cases
14:54, Friday, 01 July, 2022
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in some 110 countries, driven by the BA.4 and BA.5 variants, said the UN health agency chief on Wednesday, amounting ...
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World Health Network declares monkeypox a pandemic
17:24, Thursday, 23 June, 2022
The current monkeypox outbreak, which has infected 3,417 people across 42 countries, has on Thursday been declared a pandemic by World Health ...
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WHO confirms 780 monkeypox cases reported in 27 countries
16:44, Sunday, 05 June, 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday confirmed that a total of 780 monkeypox cases have been identified in 27 countries that are not ...
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Nigeria confirms 21 cases of monkeypox since January
18:42, Monday, 30 May, 2022
Nigeria has recorded 21 cases of monkeypox since the start of the year, one of which was fatal, the country’s disease control agency said. ...
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Tedros re-elected as head of World Health Organization
19:54, Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus has been re-elected to head the world health agency for a second five-year ...
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France, Belgium, Germany join growing list of nations with monkeypox cases
15:30, Friday, 20 May, 2022
France, Germany and Belgium confirmed their first cases of the monkeypox virus on Friday, joining European nations Spain, Italy, Portugal and ...
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Gilead suspends business operations in Russia
10:00, Friday, 25 March, 2022
Gilead, a US biopharmaceutical company, has suspended all business operations in Russia that are not related to life-saving drugs. This is stated in ...
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Pharmaceutical companies Merck and Novartis have suspended investments in Russia
09:48, Thursday, 17 March, 2022
Since the invasion of Ukraine, hundreds of companies have announced a pause or withdrawal of businesses in Russia. Drugmakers Eli Lilly, Novartis ...
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#EliLilly to halt exports of non-essential medicines to Russia
00:54, Wednesday, 16 March, 2022
Eli Lilly will stop exporting non-essential medicines to Russia including Cialis, a treatment for erectile dysfunction, following Vladimir ...
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First person to receive heart transplant from pig dies, says Maryland hospital
22:18, Wednesday, 09 March, 2022
The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that ...
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Highly Virulent HIV Variant Discovered in the Netherlands
20:12, Sunday, 06 February, 2022
A highly transmissible and damaging variant of HIV has been circulating in the Netherlands for decades, researchers have found. An analysis of ...
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''The world must prepare for the next pandemic''. Guterres
10:00, Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
According to the UN’s flagship economic forecast released last week, the world is emerging from the depths of a paralyzing economic crisis, ...
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Macron's vow to 'piss off' the unvaccinated sparks outrage
21:36, Thursday, 06 January, 2022
French President Emanuel Macron has said he wants to anger the unvaccinated by driving them away from public places, even on intercity trains. "I ...
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New #COVID_19 variant 'IHU' discovered in France, is more infectious than Omicron
12:12, Tuesday, 04 January, 2022
The scientists have linked the IHU variant to travel with Cameroon. It was first detected on December 10, but the WHO has still not labelled it as a ...
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#COVID_19 will not be the last pandemic humanity will face. warns UN chief
14:00, Monday, 27 December, 2021
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is not the last of its kind and that people should take measures ...
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Austria to enter fourth #COVID_19 lockdown from Monday
14:42, Friday, 19 November, 2021
Austria will enter a nationwide lockdown from Monday, and Germany may consider a similar move as Europe grapples with a brutal surge in the ...
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18 babies mistakenly injected with #COVID_19 vaccine in stable condition
12:42, Friday, 05 November, 2021
All 18 babies aged between 2 and 6 months old are now in stable condition after they were mistakenly given a Pfizer shot on November 3, according to ...
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Polish abortion law protests over woman's hospital death
20:32, Wednesday, 03 November, 2021
Protests have taken place in several Polish cities after a family's lawyer linked the death of a 30-year-old woman to tighter abortion laws.The ...
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Passenger infected with Covid dies on a plane: it is not clear how he managed to get on board
22:42, Tuesday, 02 November, 2021
A 51-year-old man died on a charter plane operated by Turkish Pegasus Airlines. The plane from Istanbul landed at Hamburg Airport on 25 October. ...
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Israel could start jabbing kids by late November if FDA approves
22:30, Sunday, 24 October, 2021
Health Ministry chief said that experts will review FDA decision on vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 Israel could start vaccinating ...
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Pope Francis urges people to get vaccinated against #COVID_19
15:18, Thursday, 16 September, 2021
Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke out against "denier" cardinals who refused the coronavirus vaccine, in an apparent swipe at his main opponent who ...
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''What awaits the citizens who will not get vaccinated or tested''. Journalists to the Minister
12:00, Wednesday, 08 September, 2021
As we have informed previously, the citizen not vaccinated or not having any contraindications should get PCR test twice in a month starting from ...
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Peru to build plant to make Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine - President
12:41, Tuesday, 07 September, 2021
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo said on Monday that the government has reached an agreement with Russia to install a plant to produce the Sputnik ...
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