Portugal discovers 5 cases of monkeypox in men as outbreak spreads

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese health authorities confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men on Wednesday, and Britain announced two new cases, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease usually confined to Africa . Portugal’s Directorate General of Health said it was also investigating 15 suspected cases and all were identified this … Read more

North Korea hails recovery as WHO worries about missing data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday more than a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 just a week after revealing an outbreak it appears to be trying manage in isolation as global experts express deep concern over public health threat. The country’s antivirus headquarters announced 232,880 new fever cases and … Read more

North Korea reports new fever outbreak amid COVID-19 crisis

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday reported another big spike in illnesses believed to be COVID-19 and encouraged good health habits as a massive outbreak spreads to its unvaccinated population and military officers were deployed to distribute medicine. State media said the Northern Antivirus headquarters reported another 269,510 people had a fever … Read more

Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new Prime Minister of France

PARIS (AP) — Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was named France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming the second woman in history to hold the post. Borne, 61, labor minister in the previous government of French President Emmanuel Macron, succeeds Jean Castex, whose resignation on Monday was expected after Macron was re-elected last month for a … Read more

US COVID cases are highest since November, while Northeast and Midwest are above delta peak

COVID cases continued to rise in the United States on Monday and tended to reach the highest levels seen since late November, around the time South African scientists first identified the highly transmissible variant. of the omicron which quickly became dominant in the world. Sine then, the BA.2 variant of omicron and two other sub-variants … Read more

North Korea reports another 15 suspected COVID-19 deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands more patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million healthcare and other workers to attempt to quell the nation’s first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported. Sunday. After maintaining a widely disputed claim that there was no coronavirus … Read more