US to deploy nearly 300,000 monkeypox vaccine doses to fight outbreak

Mock-up vials labeled “Monkeypox vaccine” are seen in this illustration taken, May 25, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters The US will deploy nearly 300,000 monekypox vaccine doses in the coming weeks in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of the virus that continues to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending … Read more

HHS Secretary Becerra vows women will have abortion access in cases of rape, jeopardized health

US Health and Human Services Secretary Xaviar Becerra holds a news conference to unveil the Biden administration’s action plan following the overturning of Roe v Wade, at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, US, June 28, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Tuesday directed federal … Read more

Louisiana trigger law banning abortions temporarily blocked by court

Anti abortion activists demonstrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision, in Washington, June 27, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A Louisiana judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the state from … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 27

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to build off last week’s rebound A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters US stock futures rose before the … Read more

Anti-abortion states split on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or monitor doctors

Thousands take to the streets to protest in New York City. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is not only splitting the country into states where abortion is legal and illegal. It is also illustrating sharp divisions between anti-abortion states on whether to allow exceptions … Read more

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