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Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak …

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WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus with 90% of confirmed monkeypox cases reported there, according to the WHO. New infections have …

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With breakthrough COVID cases commonplace, experts set expectations about 'vaccine efficacy'

With breakthrough COVID cases commonplace, experts set expectations about ‘vaccine efficacy’

In the early days of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, scientists were hopeful it might herald the long-awaited turning point of the pandemic, not only bringing the threat of severe disease, hospitalization and death to an end, but also completely halting the spread of the disease. Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the White House, …

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As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

As Monkeypox Cases Rise, New York Will Distribute 8,000 Vaccine Doses

New York has emerged as a hot spot for a growing monkeypox outbreak, but as the city prepares to receive thousands of doses of vaccine, it is unclear how the city will distribute them equitably to the people most at risk for the disease: sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with …

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Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox diagnosed in Mass. in past week, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18.The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday were …

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The BA.5 (dark green) and BA.4 (light green) now combine to make up more than half of active Covid cases in the U.S.

COVID-19 BA.4 and BA.5 variants make up more than HALF of US cases

New COVID-19 variants are starting to rise in the United States, with the highly feared BA.4 and BA.5 strains now making up around half of active cases in the nation – according to most recently available sequencing data. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed Tuesday that the strains combine for 52 percent …

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The above map shows the spread of monkeypox across the U.S. The virus has now been detected in 24 states. Previously, New York was the epicenter of the outbreak but it has now been surpassed by California

Los Angeles health officials warn of monkeypox outbreak spreading among gay men as cases rise to 22

Los Angeles records 22 monkeypox cases after Pride events as health officials say outbreak is running rampant among gay community.  ‘Anyone can get and spread monkeypox, but some of the recent cases identified have been among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men who attended large events where the exposure to monkeypox may …

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By leaking 1-year suspension target for Deshaun Watson, NFL is already applying pressure to case's arbitrator

By leaking 1-year suspension target for Deshaun Watson, NFL is already applying pressure to case’s arbitrator

HOUSTON — Late last week, when details of the NFL’s suspension stance in the Deshaun Watson investigation began to privately circulate between parties involved in the case, a source in the middle of it all proposed that there was a single piece of information the league wanted publicly leaked. It was a nugget that would …

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N.J. reports 2,389 COVID cases, 2 new deaths, as fully vaccinated population reaches nearly 7 million.

N.J. reports 2,389 COVID cases, 2 new deaths, as fully vaccinated population reaches nearly 7 million.

New Jersey on Sunday reported another 2,389 confirmed COVID-19 positive tests and two new confirmed deaths as the total number of fully vaccinated New Jerseyans reached more than 6.94 million. Over 3.98 million people in the state eligible for boosters have received one. That number may rise after the FDA approved booster shots for healthy …

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WHO stops short of declaring monkeypox a global emergency as cases surge

WHO stops short of declaring monkeypox a global emergency as cases surge

Placeholder while article actions load The World Health Organization has decided not to declare monkeypox a global emergency despite a rapid rise in cases in Europe, electing instead to describe it as an “evolving health threat.” The announcement Saturday comes after the WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee met last week to discuss whether the …

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