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Infectious Covid virus can stay on some groceries for days.

Infectious Covid virus can stay on some groceries for days.
The Covid virus can reside on some ready-to-eat groceries for days, UK experts have confirmed. Scientists carried out tests for the Food Standards Agency (FSA), purposely smearing the virus on to packaging and food products, including fruit, pastries and bottled drinks. They …
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MSN launched the of world’s first branded generic Palbociclib Tablets.

MSN launched the of world’s first branded generic Palbociclib Tablets.
MSN Group, one of the fastest-growing, research-based fully integrated pharmaceutical companies based out of Hyderabad, India, has announced the launch of the world’s first generic Palbociclib Tablets, 75mg, 100mg and 125mg for Advanced Breast Cancer Therapy under the brand…
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Interim order issued on compulsory retirement of doctors and specialists.

Interim order issued on compulsory retirement of doctors and specialists.
The Court of Appeal has issued an interim order suspending the inclusion of doctors and specialist doctors in the gazette notification on the compulsory retirement of government sector employees. Accordingly, the compulsory retirement age of 60 will not be enforced on doctor…
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World Health Organization names Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu as Chief Nursing Officer.

World Health Organization names Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu as Chief Nursing Officer.
Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu will become WHO's Chief Nursing Officer. Previously Minister for Health of the Kingdom of Tonga, and before that Tonga’s Chief Nursing Officer, Dr Tuipulotu will join WHO in the first quarter of 2023. As WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer, D…
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World Health Organization names Sir Jeremy Farrar as Chief Scientist.

World Health Organization names Sir Jeremy Farrar as Chief Scientist.
WHO announced that Dr Jeremy Farrar will become its new Chief Scientist. Currently, Director of the Wellcome Trust, Dr Farrar will join WHO in the second quarter of 2023. As WHO’s Chief Scientist, Dr Farrar will oversee the Science Division, bringing together the best brains…
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Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August.

Vaccinated Americans a majority of COVID deaths for first time in August.
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus were at least partially vaccinated, according to a new analysis of federal and state data.  The waning efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and increasingly contagious strains…
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Pfizer buys COVID diagnostic app developed by Aussie-based Sri Lankan professor.

Pfizer buys COVID diagnostic app developed by Aussie-based Sri Lankan professor.
A Brisbane-based company that invented a smartphone app it says can diagnose COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses by listening to someone cough has been purchased by Pfizer for nearly $180 million. ResApp Health Limited uses diagnostic technology developed by Associate P…
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October
Every year Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) is observed in the month of October, from 01 to 31. The annual international health campaign aims to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. …
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Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda after 'rare' strain is found.

Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda after 'rare' strain is found.
Uganda has declared an Ebola outbreak after the "rare" Sudan strain was confirmed in a 24-year-old man, health authorities say. The case was detected in the Mubende district and comes after six suspicious deaths in the same area. The World Health Organisation (WHO)…
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Covid-19 pandemic is over in US – President Biden.

Covid-19 pandemic is over in US – President Biden.
President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic over in the US, even as the number of Americans who have died from Covid continues to rise. Mr Biden said that while "we still have a problem", the situation is rapidly improving. Statistics show that over 400 Americans …
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International PCOS Awareness Month: 01 - 30 September.

International PCOS Awareness Month: 01 - 30 September.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women and girls. It is the leading cause of female infertility and a precursor for other serious conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular di…
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China approves inhaled Covid vaccin.

China approves inhaled Covid vaccin.
China has become the first country to approve an inhaled Covid vaccine. Made by CanSino, it has similar ingredients to its injected vaccine, using a harmless adenovirus as a carrier for the genetic code that teaches the body how to fight Covid. Inhaled as a fine mist, Convide…
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HIV drug mandate violates religious freedom, judge rules.

HIV drug mandate violates religious freedom, judge rules.
US healthcare plans that cover the main HIV prevention drug free of charge are in violation of the right to religious freedom, a judge has ruled. Employers are required to cover certain preventive services and medications in their insurance plans under US law. But a group of …
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WHO pledges USD 4 million worth medical supplies to Sri Lanka.

WHO pledges USD 4 million worth medical supplies to Sri Lanka.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pledged essential medical supplies worth USD 4 million to Sri Lanka, the President’s Media Division (PMD) says. The UN health agency’s chief said he has tasked the WHO Health Emergencies P…
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WHO confirms first case of human to dog monkeypox transmission.

WHO confirms first case of human to dog monkeypox transmission.
The World Health Organisation (W.H.O.) confirmed Wednesday a dog has been infected with monkeypox through human contact. Commenting on the first human-to-dog transmission of the virus, Dr Rosamund Lewis, technical lead on the monkeypox response team at the W.H.O., said the c…
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U.K. Approves Covid Booster Vaccine.

U.K. Approves Covid Booster Vaccine.
British health authorities stated that the UK has become the first nation to approve a bivalent Moderna Covid booster vaccination. Covid booster vaccination targets both the original strain of COVID-19 and the more recent Omicron version. The Moderna Covid booster vaccinati…
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares victory against Covid.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares victory against Covid.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory in the battle against the novel coronavirus, ordering a lifting of maximum anti-epidemic measures imposed in May, state media said recently. North Korea has not revealed how many confirmed infections of the virus it has found,…
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The U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency.

The U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency.
On August 4, the U.S. federal government declared monkeypox—with more than 6,600 cases in the country—a public health emergency. Monkeypox is now the second simultaneous public health emergency in the U.S.; the other is COVID-19. The emergency status allows the Secretary of …
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WHO chief declares expanding monkeypox outbreak a global emergency.

WHO chief declares expanding monkeypox outbreak a global emergency.
The chief of the World Health Organization says the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an "extraordinary" situation that now qualifies as a global emergency, a declaration on Saturday 23 July 2022 that could spur further investment in treati…
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New COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 detected

New COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 detected
New COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in countries like India. A new sub-lineage BA.2.75 of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in countries like India and the World Health Organisation is following this, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebr…
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