Fauci to step down after decades as top US infection expert

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert who became a household name—and the subject of partisan attacks—during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Monday he will leave the federal government in December ...

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San Francisco, N.Y. state declare monkeypox public health emergencies

Both San Francisco and New York state declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Thursday, as they struggle to gain access to more resources to help contain the spread of the virus. About 40 percent of the 4,907 monkeypox ...

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Monkeypox outbreak can be contained, White House says

The White House said Sunday it was confident authorities could "eliminate" monkeypox from the United States by speeding up the rollout of vaccinations and treatment to combat the virus's spread.

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With hospitalizations up, France weighs return to masks

Tourism is booming again in France—and so is COVID-19. French officials have "invited" or "recommended" people to go back to using face masks but stopped short of renewing restrictions that would scare visitors away or ...

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