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Washington: US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci does not sound as confident as the American President when it comes to the nation's current Covid status. more
US reports first polio case since 2013

Washington: The US has reported the first case of polio infection in nearly a decade, officials said on Thursday.

At least 643 cases of Monkeypox detected across 26 non-endemic states, says WHO

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: At least 643 monkeypox cases in humans have been registered in 26 non-endemic countries by early June, Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses Lead at the World Health Organiza ...

US offers North Korea 60 mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Seoul/UNI/Sputnik: Washington has offered to provide North Korea with 60 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine through the United Nations tools, which Pyongyang has greeted with enthusiasm al ...

Unvaccinated person becomes first victim of Omicron in US

Washington: The US on Tuesday reported its first death due to the Omicron variant which is fast spreading in the country.

US, Australia ban entry to travellers from South Africa amid Covid-19 variant 'Omicron' scare

Washington/UNI: The United States and  Australia have issued official orders restricting travel from South Africa amid the growing concerns of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.

US vaccine advisory committee recommends Pfizer COVID vaccine for children 5-11 years old

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously to recommend the Pfizer COVID-19 vacc ...

As daily caseload in US avg above 100,000, Fauci warns more suffering amid vaccine hesitancy

Baltimore: White House’s chief medical adviser and top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has warned “more pain and suffering” as daily caseload in the US is ave ...

50 percent of US population fully vaccinated against COVID-19: White House

Washington: The White House on Friday announced half of the US population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations soar among youth in Americas: WHO Regional Director

Washington/Sputnik: Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people are surging as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates across Latin America and the Caribbean, Pan American Health Organization ...