Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID subvariants cast shadow over European summer

A resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Europe, this time driven by new, fast-spreading Omicron subvariants, is once again threatening to disrupt people's summer plans.

Vaccination

Moderna to build UK centre for mRNA vaccines

Moderna and the UK government on Wednesday announced a deal for the US biotech firm to build a cutting-edge centre to develop and produce mRNA vaccines for respiratory diseases, including COVID.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Iraq's Congo fever death toll rises to 27: ministry

Iraq's death toll from tick-borne Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever has increased to 27 this year, according to the latest figures released Saturday by authorities struggling to contain an outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil confirms its first monkeypox case

Brazil has confirmed its first case of monkeypox in a 41-year-old man who had traveled to Europe, the health ministry announced Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Argentina reports 2 cases of monkeypox

Argentina reported two cases of the monkeypox virus on Friday in men who had recently arrived from Spain, marking the first time the presence of the virus has been confirmed in Latin America during this latest outbreak.

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