Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly pandemic report released by the World Health Organization Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain leads Europe in monkeypox, struggles to check spread

As a sex worker and adult film actor, Roc was relieved when he was among the first Spaniards to get a monkeypox vaccine. He knew of several cases among men who have sex with men, which is the leading demographic for the disease, ...

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US to declare health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

The U.S. will declare a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the monkeypoxoutbreak that has infected more than 6,600 Americans, two people familiar with the matter said Thursday.

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Better data needed to defeat COVID-19 misinformation, experts say

Two experts from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center say the scientific community needs to urgently reform how public health data and preliminary research findings are communicated during future global crises to ...

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