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World - International
7/22/2022 2:28:58 PM
The European Medicines Agency said Friday that the smallpox vaccine made by Bavarian Nordic should also be authorized against monkeypox, as the outbreak of the once-rare disease continues to sicken people across the continent.

World - International
7/11/2022 12:11:26 PM
The EU's health and medicine agencies said Monday they were recommending a second booster shot of a Covid vaccine for people over 60 years old, as infections rise again.

World - International
7/10/2022 1:08:02 PM
A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has disrupted ritual slaughter of animals to mark Eid al-Adha as millions of Muslims across Indonesia were celebrating one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar Sunday.

World - Africa
7/1/2022 4:21:20 PM
Health authorities in Africa say they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak there as an emergency and are calling on rich countries to share the world's limited supply of vaccines in an effort to avoid the glaring equity problems seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
6/30/2022 1:10:46 PM
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.

World - International
6/29/2022 8:01:46 PM
The World Health Organization on Wednesday appealed for vigilance to ensure monkeypox does not spread among more vulnerable groups, such as children.

Life & Style - Health
6/18/2022 1:15:17 PM
The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to temporarily lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines after two years of bruising negotiations, but experts expressed scepticism that the deal will have a major impact on global vaccination inequality.

World - International
6/15/2022 10:57:02 PM
A panel of experts convened by the US Food and Drug Administration unanimously recommended Covid-19 vaccines Wednesday for children under five, the final age group awaiting immunization in most countries.

World - International
6/14/2022 9:12:04 PM
The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

World - International
6/12/2022 2:57:14 PM
The World Trade Organization chief voiced cautious optimism Sunday as global trade ministers gather to tackle food security threatened by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, overfishing and equitable access to Covid vaccines.

World - International
6/11/2022 5:14:21 PM
Long-sought WTO agreements on fisheries subsidies and a Covid vaccine patent waiver moved a step closer to completion Saturday after negotiators finalised texts for ministerial review, but significant obstacles remained in hammering out a final deal.

World - International
6/8/2022 8:17:34 PM
US biotech company Moderna on Wednesday announced positive results for a new vaccine that targets both the original Covid strain and Omicron, and sees the shot as its "lead candidate" for a booster this fall.

Egypt - Health
6/7/2022 11:17:20 PM
Africa Heath ExCon, the first African Health Conference, concluded its first edition on Tuesday with the launch of an initiative to increase African capabilities in producing vaccines as well as 12 recommendations for African governments to improve health conditions on the continent.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/7/2022 8:31:01 PM
Joint continental effort is needed to upgrade Africa’s health sector.

Egypt - Health
6/7/2022 12:38:41 PM
Egypt seeks scientific, technical and pharmaceutical partnership with Africa to localise all types of coronavirus vaccines, Egypt's Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said.

Egypt - Health
6/5/2022 1:00:54 PM
Egypt will donate 30 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to African countries, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced on Sunday while addressing Africa Health ExCon, the first African health conference, which is being held in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

World - Africa
6/1/2022 1:59:19 PM
As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades.

Egypt - Health
5/28/2022 7:20:18 PM
Egypt recorded a daily average of four coronavirus infections and two deaths over the past week (21-27 May), the Ministry of Health and Populaton said in a statement on Saturday.

Life & Style - Health
5/28/2022 2:46:05 PM
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 stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.

World - International
5/26/2022 10:39:12 PM
The EU is working on centralizing purchases of vaccines and treatments for monkeypox, with details to be agreed in the "coming days," the European Commission told AFP on Thursday.

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