Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Like Wildfire': Covid cases skyrocket on Marshall Islands

A health disaster has been declared on the Marshall Islands after the fast-spreading COVID variant Omicron infected more than a tenth of residents in the capital Majuro in one week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Foreigners flock to Canada for monkeypox vaccine

With the monkeypox vaccine in short supply in the United States, thousands of foreigners, including Americans are flocking to Montreal to get their shots.

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Experts see Canada's euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be suicidal, he asked his brother to "bust ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of the city but found no cases ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox vaccine availability and effectiveness

A smallpox vaccine shown to protect against monkeypox has come under huge global demand, leading health authorities to warn against repeating the unequal distribution seen during the COVID pandemic.

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