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London/UNI/Sputnik: The National Health Service of the United Kingdom (NHS) is facing the worst shortage of workforce in its history, which threatens the safety of both employees and patients, the Health and Social Care Committee of the House of Commons said in a report on Monday. more
Bavarian Nordic monkeypox vaccine gets EU approval

Copenhagen: Bavarian Nordic announced on Monday that the European Commission (EC) has extended the marketing authorization for the Company’s smallpox vaccine, IMVANEX to include pro ...

Monkeypox declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization

New York: Monkeypox is an outbreak that has spread around the world rapidly, through new modes of transmission about which we understand ‘too little’, and which meets the crit ...

WHO declares monkeypox global health emergency as cases rise

The World Health Organisation has declared the rapidly spreading monkeypox disease a global health emergency, which is its highest level of alert, WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhano ...

WHO updates COVID-19 strategy in bid to vaccinate all health workers, those most at risk

New York: Although the COVID-19 vaccination rollout is the biggest and fastest in history, many people most at risk are still not protected against the disease, the World Health Organizat ...

Climate change: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions

Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said ...

Canada registers close to 700 monkeypox cases nationwide

Ottawa/UNI/Sputnik: Canadian authorities have reported a total of 681 monkeypox cases throughout Canada, Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said.

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.

China: Huludao's health system buckles under Covid debt strain

Beijing: The Chinese city of Huludao is feeling the heat of COVID-19 on local health systems with local authorities saying debts were rising far faster than their capacity to repay them. ...

Ghana records two cases of Marburg virus infection

Accra: Ghana has recorded two cases of deadly Marburg virus infection.