#World Health Organization

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Nipah virus in Kerala: What we know so far

The zoonotic virus, transmitted between species from animals to humans, has already killed two people in Kerala this year

Covid-19 sub-variant eris driving new case surge

Covid-19 new variant Eris is spiking cases across the UK, US: Here’s what we know

It has been detected in 38 states in the US and 39 countries till date


World Health Organization to assess cancer risk of diet-soda sweetener aspartame

The US Food and Drug Administration has considered aspartame safe since 1974, but others have questioned that finding


Macron calls for fresh overhaul of global taxation to support climate finance: Paris Summit

The French president hosted world leaders to discuss new ways to support climate financing

Monkeypox shot

Danish shot gets EU nod for monkeypox as WHO declares emergency

Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox vaccine Imvanex gets permission to be labelled for monkeypox and another disease caused by the vaccinia virus

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WHO declares monkeypox outbreak a global emergency

Monkeypox has mostly been confined to developing countries for years, but has spread across Europe and the US in recent months

Gold drops as easing virus variant concerns curb haven demand

Bullion has erased its November rally and is almost back to where it started the month

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Sheikh Mohammed orders humanitarian airbridge from Dubai to Sudan

A total of three flights will transport 283,805kg of medicine, medical supplies, and health kits from Dubai to Sudan

Blockchain app may solve Covid-19 virus passport puzzle

Blockchain technology will help create digital vaccination certificates