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World - Region
5/24/2022 6:44:19 PM
Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates detected on Tuesday the country's first case of the monkeypox virus in a young woman who traveled from West Africa.

World - International
5/23/2022 8:37:03 PM
The monkeypox outbreaks in non-endemic countries can be contained and human-to-human transmission of the virus stopped, the World Health Organization said Monday.

World - International
5/22/2022 12:42:52 PM
Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday.

World - International
5/12/2022 5:07:06 PM
President Joe Biden appealed to world leaders on Thursday for a renewed international commitment to attacking COVID-19 as he led the U.S. in marking the approaching ``tragic milestone'' of 1 million deaths at home from the virus. He ordered flags lowered to half-staff and warned against ``complacency'' around the globe.

World - International
5/12/2022 12:30:55 PM
North Korea imposed a nationwide lockdown Thursday to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak after holding for more than two years to a widely doubted claim of a perfect record-keeping of the virus that has spread to nearly every place in the world.

World - International
5/9/2022 5:27:49 PM
Authorities in Shanghai have again tightened anti-virus restrictions, just as the city was emerging from a month of strict lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Life & Style - Health
5/8/2022 6:25:39 PM
Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a pig heart transplant have found the organ harbored an animal virus.

World - International
5/5/2022 4:19:22 PM
The European Union's drug watchdog said Thursday that it is assessing the possible use of Moderna's Covid vaccine for children aged five and under, the only group not yet eligible for the jab in most countries.

World - International
4/28/2022 2:37:41 PM
Beijing is closing all city schools in a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions, as China's capital seeks to prevent a wider outbreak.

World - International
4/26/2022 9:10:06 PM
A dramatic drop in testing for Covid-19 has left the world blind to the virus's continuing rampage and its potentially dangerous mutations, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.

World - Region
4/20/2022 4:55:17 PM
Child vaccination rates in Lebanon have dropped by more than 30 percent, compounding a health crisis marked by drug shortages and an exodus of trained professionals, the United Nations said Wednesday.

World - International
4/14/2022 12:31:28 PM
The Valneva vaccine is made with the decades-old technology used to manufacture shots for flu and polio. It is the sixth COVID-19 vaccine the U.K. has cleared and the only one that utilizes a "killed'' virus; scientists grow the coronavirus in a lab and then inactivate the virus so it cannot replicate or infect cells.

World - International
4/2/2022 3:41:41 PM
The prevalence of COVID-19 in the U.K. has reached record levels, with about 1 in 13 people estimated to be infected with the virus in the past week, according to the latest figures from Britain's official statistics agency.

World - International
3/15/2022 2:33:28 PM
Tens of millions of people were under lockdown across China on Tuesday, as surging virus cases prompted the return of mass tests and hazmat-suited health officials to streets on a scale not seen since the start of the pandemic.

World - International
3/13/2022 11:53:29 AM
The number of new coronavirus cases in an outbreak in China's northeast tripled Sunday and authorities tightened control on access to Shanghai in the east, suspending bus service to the city of 24 million and requiring a virus test for anyone who wants to enter.

World - Region
2/22/2022 12:03:15 PM
Dubai's main airport said Tuesday it has retained its top place as the world's busiest for international travel with around 29 million passengers shuttling through the global gateway last year.

Life & Style - Health
2/14/2022 1:44:58 PM
Sweden is recommending a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose to people over age 80 and those living in nursing homes or getting home care, authorities said Monday, adding it must be administered no earlier than four months after the previous shot.

World - International
2/11/2022 4:25:41 PM
Protesters angry over pandemic restrictions drove toward Paris in scattered convoys of camper vans, cars and trucks Friday in an effort to blockade the French capital, despite a police ban.

Sports - Omni sports
1/31/2022 12:40:48 PM
Skeleton silver medalist Nikita Tregubov and one of his teammates will miss the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after contracting the coronavirus and other athletes are also in doubt, Russian officials said Monday.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
1/31/2022 12:20:25 PM
Music streaming giant Spotify announced Sunday it would start guiding listeners of podcasts discussing Covid-19 to facts about the pandemic, after artists including Neil Young pulled their songs from the platform in anger at misinformation.

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