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First signs of new COVID-19 wave seen in colder countries
Cases and hospitalizations are rising in Belgium, the UK and Denmark.
‘The strain is the worst of my lifetime’: how Bill Gates is staying optimistic
Covid and Ukraine war were major setbacks in pursuit of global development goals, philanthropist admits, but cutting back on aid would be ‘tragic’
EU stonewalls over von der Leyen’s role in multibillion-euro Pfizer vaccine deal
European Court of Auditors accuses Commission of refusing to release details of how the bloc’s biggest vaccine contract was negotiated.
New York ends mask requirement for subways, buses and other mass transit
New Yorkers are no longer required to wear masks on subways, buses and other mass transit, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Wednesday.
U.S. monkeypox outbreak is slowing as vaccines become more accessible, health officials say
The U.S. monkeypox outbreak is slowing as vaccines have become more available and there’s broader public awareness about what actions individuals can take to lower their risk of infection, according to White House health officials.
Los Angeles health officials are investigating the death of a person who had monkeypox
Los Angeles health officials are investigating the death of a person who had monkeypox.
New York declares state of emergency over polio to boost low vaccination rates
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday declared a state of emergency over polio to boost vaccination rates in the state amid further evidence that the virus is spreading in communities.
The Biden administration is gambling that a little-studied vaccine can stop monkeypox
To prevent the disease from becoming endemic, the U.S. needs a vaccine that stops transmission, but no one knows if Jynneos does that.
EU regulator approves Omicron vaccines
The European Union’s drug regulator has recommended the use of two Omicron-tailored vaccines developed by the Pfizer-BioNTech partnership and Moderna Inc ahead of a fresh booster programme this fall across the continent.
WHO: New COVID cases, deaths keep falling nearly everywhere
The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths reported globally continued to fall nearly everywhere in the world in what the World Health Organization described as a “welcome decline” at a media briefing on Wednesday.
Elon Musk thinks the population will collapse. Demographers say it's not happening
Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted, not for the first time, that "population collapse due to low birth rates is a much bigger risk to civilization than global warming." Climate change is a serious problem facing the planet and experts say it'...
Moderna Sues Pfizer Over Covid Vaccine
In a statement issued on Friday, Moderna says Pfizer and BioNTech infringed on its patents in developing their vaccine shots.
America used to regulate business. Now government subsidises it
What’s to blame? The change in the balance of power between large corporations and the government
Vaccine business: The days of free vaccines may soon end in the U.S.
The U.S. government is planning to stop paying for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and shift the bill onto the health care industry and eventually the consumer—possibly making it one of the first countries to end the practice of giving...
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19 after 4 jabs
Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has "very mild symptoms," he said in a tweet on Monday.
How can countries protect themselves against cyber warfare?
Cybersecurity has become a top priority for governments, businesses and critical infrastructure operators, especially since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which has been marked by sophisticated cyber attacks.
Update of the CDC's guidelines for dealing with the corona virus: There is no longer a difference between vaccinated, unvaccinated and not validly vaccinated
The CDC updates its recommendations regarding Covid-19. The main change in the recommendations is that from now on those exposed to the virus are not required to be isolated (it is recommended to wear a mask for 10 days and get tested af...
The tyranny of Justin Trudeau has finally been exposed
A lawsuit has shown Canada's travel vaccine mandate had little to do with science and everything to do with politics
New Zoonotic Virus Hits China, 35 People Infected So Far: Report
The new type of Henipavirus (also named Langya henipavirus, LayV) was found in throat swab samples from febrile patients in eastern China, state-run Global Times quoted media reports.
Pfizer agrees to $5.4B deal for Global Blood Therapeutics
Pfizer Inc. has agreed to buy Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. for $5.4 billion, in a deal that would give the big drugmaker a foothold in the treatment of sickle-cell disease.
Biden administration declares the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency
The Biden administration on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, with cases on the rise across the US.
US stuck in a 'horrible plateau' of COVID-19 deaths, experts say. Here's why.
"COVID is over" might trend within social media circles, but weekly U.S. death tolls tell a different story.
Biden still testing positive after rebound Covid-19 case but 'continues to feel well,' White House says
President Joe Biden is continuing to isolate at the White House on Sunday after testing positive for a rebound case of Covid-19 Saturday morning, White House physician Kevin O'Connor wrote in a letter Sunday that was released by the Whit...
Austria mourns suicide of doctor targetted by anti-COVID vaccine campaigners
Austrian leaders appealed for national unity after a doctor who faced death threats from anti-vaccination activists and coronavirus pandemic conspiracy theorists took her own life.
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