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US officially added to WHO’s list of poliovirus outbreak countries

US officially added to WHO’s list of poliovirus outbreak countries

Enlarge / A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi on December 10, 2018. Pakistan is one of only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. The United States, one of the world’s richest and most developed countries, has met the World Health organization’s …

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Is monkeypox officially a pandemic? Here's what experts say

Is monkeypox officially a pandemic? Here’s what experts say

This week, California and Illinois joined New York state in declaring a public health emergency in light of the increasing number of monkeypox cases. Mere weeks ago, the World Health Organization declared a “global health emergency” for the virus, which is related to smallpox, and causes pustules to emerge on one’s body along with other …

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Monkeypox officially becomes a global emergency

Monkeypox officially becomes a global emergency

The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines. A global emergency is WHO’s highest level of alert but …

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Monkeypox officially becomes a global emergency

Monkeypox officially becomes a global emergency

The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines. A global emergency is WHO’s highest level of alert but …

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