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WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’
Health & Fitness

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

The World Health Organization announced Monday that “mpox” is now the preferred name for monkeypox. “Both names will be used…
Presidential advisor: Respiratory syncytial virus similar to coronavirus
Egypt

Presidential advisor: Respiratory syncytial virus similar to coronavirus

Presidential Adviser for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad al-Tag al-Din said on Saturday the respiratory syncytial virus is one of the…
Shortages of antivirals, antibiotics compound stress of a rough season for viral illnesses in kids
Health & Fitness

Shortages of antivirals, antibiotics compound stress of a rough season for viral illnesses in kids

CNN – Shortages of key medications used to treat common childhood illnesses like flu, ear infections and sore throats are…
China reports first Covid-19 deaths in nearly 6 months as cases spike
Health & Fitness

China reports first Covid-19 deaths in nearly 6 months as cases spike

Hong Kong CNN  —  China has reported its first deaths of Covid-19 patients in nearly six months as the country…
‘Ebola is real’: Uganda to trial vaccines and shut schools early to contain outbreak
World

‘Ebola is real’: Uganda to trial vaccines and shut schools early to contain outbreak

Mubende, Uganda CNN  —  Joseph Singiringabo has lost almost everything and everyone he held dear to Ebola. In a few…
Moderna says updated booster generated ‘significantly higher’ neutralizing antibodies against BA.4/BA.5 subvariants
Health & Fitness

Moderna says updated booster generated ‘significantly higher’ neutralizing antibodies against BA.4/BA.5 subvariants

CNN  —  Moderna said on Monday its updated Covid-19 booster generated “significantly higher” neutralizing antibodies against the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 subvariants…
Haiti’s cholera death toll rises to 136 as outbreak gets ‘worse and worse every day’
World

Haiti’s cholera death toll rises to 136 as outbreak gets ‘worse and worse every day’

CNN  —  A deadly resurgence of cholera in Haiti has claimed 136 lives so far, according to the Caribbean nation’s…
China scraps Covid flight bans, cuts quarantine for inbound travelers
Egypt

China scraps Covid flight bans, cuts quarantine for inbound travelers

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  China has reduced the amount of time travelers entering the country must spend in quarantine…
Cholera rages through Middle East and Africa amid vaccine shortage
Middle East

Cholera rages through Middle East and Africa amid vaccine shortage

Abu Dhabi CNN  —  Cholera is making a comeback in the Middle East and Africa, and its rapid rise has…
Minister: Sisi’s directives help overcome repercussions of Covid-19, Ukraine crises
Egypt

Minister: Sisi’s directives help overcome repercussions of Covid-19, Ukraine crises

Supply and Internal Trade Minister Ali Moselhi said the directives of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to increase the strategic stocks…
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