World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat, however, and urged governments around the world to step up surveillance, contact tracing, testing and to … Read more

FDA committee recommends Modern two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

A young man receives his Covid-19 vaccination at a vaccination clinic. People receive the Modern vaccine in Milford, Pennsylvania. Preston Ehrler | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17 received the endorsement from the Food and Drug Administration’s committee of independent immunization experts on Tuesday, a key step … Read more

Markets news: Crypto, stocks, bonds are tumbling on fears inflation will squeeze global growth

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Campaigners up the tempo on IP waiver-call on Covid-19 products, ahead of WTO meet

Hours ahead of the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting that starts on Sunday, a flurry of representations are being made by pro-health groups, campaigning for the temporary waiver of intellectual property (IP) on Covid-19 technologies – vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. They are against the “restrictive” criteria of an alternative agreement that is presently being discussed … Read more

$ 150 oil will not cripple economy, market: JP Morgan’s Marko Kolanovic

JP Morgan’s Marko Kolanovic predicts oil is surging higher – but so are stocks. Kolanovic, who serves as the firm’s chief global markets strategist and co-head of global research, believes the US economy is strong enough to handle oil prices as high as $ 150 a barrel. “There could be some potential further spikes in … Read more

US monkeypox cases have more than doubled over the last week to 20, CDC says

The World Health Organization has said that there is a “window” of opportunity to contain a recent monkeypox outbreak which has seen cases spread across Europe, the US and Australia. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The US has identified 20 monkeypox cases across 11 states as public health authorities increase testing in an effort … Read more