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New studies agree that animals sold at Wuhan market are most likely what started Covid-19 pandemic

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In June, the World Health Organization recommended that scientists continue to research all possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, including a lab leak. Two newly published studies take totally different approaches but arrive at the same conclusion: The H…


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China reports 393 new COVID cases for July 31 vs 541 day earlier - Reuters.com

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China reported 393 new coronavirus cases for July 31, of which 84 were symptomatic and 309 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Monday.


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China reports 943 new COVID cases for July 20 vs 1012 day earlier - Reuters

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Mainland China reported 943 new coronavirus cases for July 20, of which 200 were symptomatic and 743 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.


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China reports 3036 new COVID cases for Aug 16 vs 2526 day earlier - Reuters

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China reported 3,036 new coronavirus cases for Aug. 16, of which 637 were symptomatic and 2,399 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.


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China reports 982 new COVID cases for July 23 vs 817 a day earlier - Reuters

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Mainland China reported 982 new coronavirus cases for July 23, of which 129 were symptomatic and 853 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.


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China reports 703 new COVID cases for July 26 vs 976 day earlier - Reuters.com

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China reported 703 new coronavirus cases for July 26, of which 120 were symptomatic and 583 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.


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China reports 800 new COVID cases for July 24 vs 982 day earlier - Reuters.com

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Mainland China reported 800 new coronavirus cases for July 24, of which 150 were symptomatic and 650 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Monday.


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China reports 626 new COVID cases for July 27 vs 703 day earlier - Reuters

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China reported 626 new coronavirus cases for July 27, of which 119 were symptomatic and 507 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.


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China reports 1012 new COVID cases for July 19 vs 776 day earlier - Reuters.com

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China reported 1,012 new coronavirus cases for July 19, of which 150 were symptomatic and 862 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.


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Coronavirus: How multiple COVID-19 infections can harm your body - Times of India

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<ol><li>Coronavirus: How multiple COVID-19 infections can harm your body  Times of India </li><li>D.C.-area health officials urge precautions as coronavirus cases rise  The Washington Post </li><li>It's becoming common for people to pick up COVID-19 two or …


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Biden's health improving, no close contacts tested positive for COVID, White House says - Reuters.com

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President Joe Biden, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, is improving in health and none of his 17 identified close contacts have so far tested positive for the coronavirus, White House COVID coordinator Ashish Jha said on Sunday.


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What should people know about Paxlovid rebound? Our medical analyst explains

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After being diagnosed with Covid-19 last month, President Joe Biden recently tested negative for the coronavirus, only to test positive again a few days later. Biden had taken the antiviral medication Paxlovid, which has been associated with some patients tes…


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In Humanity's Collective Unconscious, the Body Is a Bad Dream

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When DALL-E presented a powerful new canvas, people's imaginations drifted in a clinical direction. Why?


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Austria mourns suicide of doctor targetted by anti-vaccine campaigners - Reuters

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Austrian leaders appealed for national unity after a doctor who faced death threats from anti-vaccination activists and coronavirus pandemic conspiracy theorists took her own life.


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Australia battles fresh Omicron outbreak as COVID deaths rise - Reuters.com

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Australia reported one of its highest daily death tolls from the novel coronavirus on Thursday while hospital admissions hovered near record levels, as authorities struggle to get ahead of highly contagious Omicron variants.


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Omicron BA.5 makes up nearly 78% of COVID variants circulating in U.S. - CDC - Reuters.com

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The BA.5 subvariant of Omicron was estimated to make up 77.9% of the circulating coronavirus variants in the United States for the week ended July 16, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.


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Amazon is buying ‘membership-based’ healthcare provider One Medical for $3.9 billion

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One Medical offers a $199 subscription to a modernized doctor’s office with 24/7 telehealth access and guaranteed appointments. Now, Amazon is buying the Alphabet-backed venture for $3.9 billion.


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Chile's Easter Island reopens to tourists after pandemic shutdown - Reuters

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Chile's Easter Island received its first group of tourists on Thursday after closing its borders for more than two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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'Living with COVID': Where the pandemic could go next - Reuters.com

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As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations alike to brace for more waves of COVID-19.


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'Living with COVID': Where the pandemic could go next - Reuters.com

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As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations alike to brace for more waves of COVID-19.


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Mainland China reports 817 new COVID cases for July 22 vs 1011 day earlier - Reuters

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Mainland China reported 817 new COVID-19 cases for July 22, of which 164 were symptomatic and 653 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.


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Nigerian entrepreneur turns local crops into gluten-free pasta - Reuters

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Renee Chuks, a trained chef, started experimenting with making pasta from cassava in her Lagos kitchen during a national lockdown in Nigeria in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic.


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Australia's winter COVID wave may have peaked early, health minister says - Reuters

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Australia's COVID-19 winter outbreak fuelled by the new Omicron sub-variants BA.4/5 may have peaked early, Health Minister Mark Butler said on Thursday, as hospitals reported a steady fall in admissions over the past week.


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Britain's health service facing worst staffing crisis, say lawmakers - Reuters.com

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Britain's state-run National Health Service (NHS) is facing its worst ever staffing crisis with thousands of vacancies and the government has no credible strategy to address the problem, a committee of lawmakers said in a report published on Monday.


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Omicron BA.5 makes up 82% of COVID variants in U.S. - CDC - Reuters.com

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The BA.5 subvariant of Omicron was estimated to make up 81.9% of the circulating coronavirus variants in the United States for the week ended July 23, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.


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Climate change can make most human diseases worse

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A new study shows that over half of human diseases could be exacerbated by climate change. Warming temperatures, storms, and wildfires could move disease-causing animals closer to people.


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N.Korea marks end of first COVID wave, but risks persist - Reuters

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North Korea on Friday said all of its fever patients have recovered, marking the end of its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, but challenges linger with economic hardships deepening and an unvaccinated population exposed to future resurgences, analysts …


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N.Korea's Kim praises military medics for frontline COVID fight in capital - Reuters

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a ceremony to thank and praise military medics for spearheading the country's fight against the coronavirus in the capital Pyongyang, state media said on Friday.


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N.Korea holds mask-free veterans event after flagging near end of COVID crisis - Reuters

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North Korea has held a large mask-free public event for the first time since declaring a COVID-19 emergency in May, honouring veterans of the 1950-53 Korean war just days after saying its coronavirus crisis was nearly over.


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Marshall Islands: Covid-19 cases surge

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Cases in the Marshall Islands have surged not long after the first community spread was confirmed.


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What precautions should families take as children return to school? Our medical analyst explains

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Many children are returning to schools while coronavirus case numbers are high in most of the United States. Parents and caregivers have a lot of questions about what precautions they should take for their children. Do their kids need to wear masks again? How…


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Australia's COVID hospital admissions, deaths rise as variant surges - Reuters.com

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Hospital admissions for COVID-19 in Australia have reached a new high for a second straight day, data showed on Tuesday, while the daily death toll rose to its second-highest as an outbreak fuelled by a coronavirus sub-variant sweeps the country.


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Shanghai Covid: Ikea shoppers flee attempt to lock down store

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Video shows people running out of the store in Xuhui district as guards tried to shut them in.


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Biden administration to rejig HHS to boost pandemic response - The Washington Post - Reuters

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The Biden administration is reorganizing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create an independent division that would lead the country's pandemic response, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.


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WHO experts split on monkeypox emergency ahead of decision - sources - Reuters

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Members of a World Health Organization (WHO) expert group are split over whether the monkeypox outbreak represents a global health emergency, but the agency's director-general may still issue the maximum alert on Saturday, two sources close to the decision to…


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Regeneron quarterly profit slumps as COVID antibody sales dry up - Reuters

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/REGN.O" target="_blank">(REGN.O)</a> reported a 72.5% fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lacklustre sales of its COVID-19 antibody cocktail after the U.S. health regulator decide…


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China's gambling hub Macao to ease Covid-19 restrictions

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The gambling hub of Macao will allow bars, restaurants, salons, gyms and entertainment venues to reopen on Tuesday, August 2, lifting a citywide Covid-19 lockdown that lasted more than a month.


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Nurses in England and Wales to vote on strike action over pay - Reuters.com

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Hundreds of thousands of nurses in England and Wales will vote next month on whether to strike in a row over pay, the trade union representing them said on Tuesday, threatening further disruption to an already understaffed health service.


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The economy shrank in the first half of 2022 — but the US isn't even close to entering an actual recession

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You'll probably hear more people say the US is in a recession, but several measures of economic health show the rebound still running strong.


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Coronavirus Update: Pregnant women who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccines aren't more at risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, new study confirms - The Globe and Mail

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<ol><li>Coronavirus Update: Pregnant women who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccines aren't more at risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, new study confirms  The Globe and Mail </li><li>COVID-19 vaccine side-effects less likely in pregnant people, says study  CTV News …


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Testing is crucial to getting monkeypox under control, but there's a 'shocking' lack of demand

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Testing for monkeypox, a crucial part of containing the growing outbreak, has gotten off to a sluggish start at the five commercial laboratories that are doing nearly all of the nation's testing, CNN has learned.


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Bank data shows U.S. consumer financial health holds up amid rising inflation - Reuters.com

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Americans' financial health held up well in the second quarter even as inflation sent gas and grocery bills higher and ate into savings for the first time since the pandemic, U.S. bank executives said.


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Macau to reopen city as no COVID infections detected for 9 days - Reuters.com

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Macau will reopen public services and entertainment facilities, and allow dining-in at restaurants from Tuesday, authorities said, as the world's biggest gambling hub seeks a return to normalcy after finding no COVID-19 cases for nine straight days.


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Biden signs bills tackling Covid relief fraud into law

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President Joe Biden signed into law two bipartisan bills on Friday aimed at holding accountable individuals who commit fraud under pandemic relief programs.


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One map shows the countries where women are doing the best when it comes to money, health, education, and rights

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Scandinavian and Nordic countries dominated the World Economic Forum's ranking of places with the best gender parity, according to its annual report.


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Biden is 79, vaccinated, and twice boosted. Here's his risk of severe COVID.

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The president is fully vaccinated, twice boosted, and generally in good health, which experts say bodes well for his COVID case.


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India to start COVID mix-and-match booster vaccines on Friday - Reuters India

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India said on Wednesday that Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax can be administered as a booster dose in people who have taken the country's other two main shots, Covaxin and AstraZeneca's <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/AZN.L" target="_blank…


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Record number of COVID-hit Australians in hospital as Omicron surges - Reuters.com

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The number of Australians admitted to hospitals with COVID-19 hit a record of about 5,450 on Monday, official data showed, as the spread of highly contagious new Omicron sub-variants strains the healthcare system nationwide.


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SARS-related coronaviruses infect around 66000 people a year in SE Asia - study - Reuters.com

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About 66,000 people in Southeast Asia are infected each year with SARS-related coronaviruses, and nearly 500 million people live near habitats where bat hosts of those viruses are found, according to a study released on Wednesday.


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Macau to reopen casinos on Saturday as COVID infections fall - source - Reuters

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Macau will reopen its casinos on Saturday, a source with direct knowledge of the information said as authorities seek to unwind some stringent measures which locked down the world's biggest gambling hub for 12 days to curb its worst outbreak of COVID-19.


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COVID infections fall in New Zealand, worst case scenario likely avoided - Reuters

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New Zealand's government said on Wednesday new COVID-19 cases were trending down and it looked likely the country would avoid a feared worst-case scenario of 20,000 infections daily.


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Australia's PM says former PM Morrison took on secret ministerial roles during COVID - Reuters.com

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Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has sought legal advice following reports that his predecessor Scott Morrison was secretly appointed to key ministerial roles during the COVID-19 pandemic, duplicating some portfolios.


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COVID-19 Triples Across Europe and Hospitalizations Double, WHO Says

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Globally, COVID-19 cases have increased for the past five weeks, even as countries have scaled back on testing.


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New Langya virus found in China could be 'tip of the iceberg' for undiscovered pathogens, researchers say

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More surveillance is needed of a new virus detected in dozens of people in eastern China that may not cause the next pandemic but suggests just how easily viruses can travel unnoticed from animals to humans, scientists say.


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Tropical storm Mulan churns towards COVID-stricken Hainan Island - Reuters.com

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Strong winds from Tropical Storm Mulan are expected to whip across the South China Sea towards Hainan Island on Wednesday, raising the possibility of disruption to mass testing on the holiday island that is grappling with a big COVID-19 outbreak.


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President Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19 Again in Rare ‘Rebound’ Case

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President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug.


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No new daily COVID cases in Macau for first time in over a month - Reuters

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Authorities in Macau reported no new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday for the first time since mid-June, after the city's worst outbreak of the disease led to a 12-day closure of casinos and locked down most of the world's biggest gambling hub.


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Omicron better at invading young noses than other variants; smell loss may predict memory issues - Reuters

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.


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It's not just brain fog: Vertigo, hair loss, and lagging sex drive are also long COVID symptoms

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You've probably heard that fatigue and brain fog can be signs of long COVID, but hair loss, vertigo, and a lagging libido are also being reported.


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3 states have declared states of emergency over monkeypox outbreaks to expand resources to slow the spread

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Nearly 6,000 monkeypox cases have been confirmed in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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North Korea Claims Victory Over COVID-19 and Blames Seoul for the Outbreak

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Coming just three months after an outbreak was acknowledged, the boast is widely disputed and would be regarded as a global health miracle.


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Parts of China's Hainan extend COVID lockdown, Lhasa in Tibet tightens curbs - Reuters

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A few cities in China's tourism hub Hainan extended lockdowns on Friday, with some of the measures expected to last through the weekend, while Lhasa in Tibet also tightened restrictions, among the latest curbs to contain COVID clusters in the country.


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Studies find more clues to potential cause of severe hepatitis cases in children - Reuters.com

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The recent rise in cases of acute hepatitis among children is likely linked to a common childhood virus, two independent studies from British researchers have suggested.


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Euro zone business activity contracted in July as customers stayed home - Reuters

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Business activity in the euro zone contracted slightly in July for the first time since early last year as consumers reined in spending amid a cost-of-living crisis, according to a survey which suggested the outlook for the economy was gloomy.


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Gas company to pay $184000 to worker with cancer fired over COVID risk - Reuters

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A Pennsylvania gas well service company will pay $184,000 to settle claims that it unlawfully fired a longtime employee because his cancer made him more vulnerable to COVID-19, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said on Thursday.


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Several cities in China adds COVID curbs as millions still under lockdown - Reuters

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Several COVID-hit Chinese cities from the country's east to west imposed fresh restrictions and lockdowns on their populations on Thursday to contain flare-ups that are again threatening to disrupt local economies.


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N.Korea to convene parliament, anti-epidemic meeting amid zero COVID claim - Reuters

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North Korea will convene two key meetings, including one to review the country's anti-epidemic policy, in coming weeks, state media said on Monday, as it claims no new COVID-19 cases since late July.


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EXCLUSIVE Rotavirus childhood vaccine shortage hits four African countries - Reuters.com

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Supplies of a vaccine to prevent the deadly rotavirus infection in children have either run out in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal and Cameroon or are close to doing so, officials close to the roll-out told Reuters, after disruptions at drugmaker GSK.


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A Chinese City Is Doing COVID Tests on Fresh Fish

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“The chance of a fish being infected with coronavirus is pretty much zero,” an epidemiologist says.


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Inside the super-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic - Reuters

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The setting is straight from a spy thriller: Crystal waters below, snow-capped Swiss Alps above and in between, a super-secure facility researching the world's deadliest pathogens.


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Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act, Biden visits Kentucky, Gaza cease-fire: 5 things to know Monday

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The Senate passed legislation on health care, climate and taxes; Biden will visit a Kentucky community hit by flooding and more news to start your Monday.


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2 reasons why China is still in lockdowns, more than 2 years after the pandemic started — and what it'll take for life to go back to normal

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China's zero-Covid policy is not just about national pride and safety in the COVID-19 pandemic. It's also about the next pandemic.


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Work stoppages and no chatting at lunch: Japan Inc grapples with COVID - Reuters

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Japanese companies are temporarily shutting offices or suspending production as they battle a record wave of COVID-19, disrupting businesses in a country that has until now weathered the pandemic better than most advanced economies.


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If President Joe Biden gets severely ill from COVID, then he'll have access to superior medical care including an army of doctors and his own medical suite

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US presidents have access to some of the best medical care and doctors in the world, as well as access to experimental drugs, all funded by taxpayers.


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Democrats' surprise inflation deal still leaves 800,000 Floridians uninsured as recession fears loom

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Florida probably won't have a shot at expanding Medicaid to people with incomes close to the poverty line until 2024, which is a presidential election year.


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CDC issues health alert warning new parents: What is parechovirus? What are the signs, symptoms in babies?

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The CDC issued a health alert last week warning parents that babies may be at risk for a potentially dangerous pathogen called the parechovirus.


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The Virus Hunters Trying to Prevent the Next Pandemic

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Private companies, academic centers, and government groups are teaming up to build surveillance networks for emerging public health threats.


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Reinfection, severe outcome more common with BA.5 variant; virus spike protein toxic to heart cells - Reuters

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.


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Senate Democrats pass climate, tax and health care bill after marathon voting session

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The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) along party lines Sunday, handing Democrats a crucial legislative win as the midterm cycle ramps up.


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America Is All Too Happy to Let People Die

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Last week, we were told the President of the United States has COVID-19, but it wasn’t a big deal, as White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told the media: “We knew this was going to happen. At some point, everyone is going to get COVID.” Leana Wen, …


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Asia shares edge higher, wary of Fed words - Reuters

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Asian shares inched higher on Monday with investors anxious to see if Wall Street can sustain its rally as hopes U.S. inflation has peaked will be tested by likely hawkish commentary from the Federal Reserve this week.


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US stuck in a 'horrible plateau' of COVID-19 deaths, experts say. Here's why.

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In July, more than 12,500 Americans died of COVID-19, at an average pace of about 400 deaths per day, according to Johns Hopkins University data.


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British Regulators Authorize Moderna’s Updated COVID-19 Booster

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The U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency gave the green light to Moderna's bivalent vaccine, which will be used as a booster.


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Experimental chewing gum reduces Omicron in saliva; sexual dysfunction, hair loss among long COVID symptoms - Reuters.com

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.


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Hospitalisation rates double as COVID cases triple across Europe

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The World Health Organization warns pandemic is not over as European countries largely abandon coronavirus restrictions.


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Half of America is spending on travel and movies — the other half aren't comfortable going out due to Covid

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It's a tale of two economies. A Morning Consult found nearly half of Americans still aren't comfortable flying or going to a movie.


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Workers forced to take time off because of COVID have lost $28 billion in wages

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Women, workers of color, and the lowest-paid workers were more likely to have unpaid absences at work during the first two years of the pandemic.


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People are comparing BA.5 symptoms to meningitis, but COVID experts say they're very different

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Some people have complained of stiff necks, comparing COVID to meningitis. We asked two experts what the differences are.


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Covid-19 linked to higher risk of brain conditions up to two years on

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The risk of being diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition up to two years after catching covid-19 may be higher than with other respiratory infections, such as seasonal influenza


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Monkeypox Vaccine Maker Considers 24-Hour Emergency Production

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Bavarian Nordic A/S, the only company with a vaccine approved for monkeypox, said it’s preparing to run production to meet surging demand.


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How the Inflation Reduction Act Could Lower Your Drug Costs

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The House is slated to vote on the package Friday, and after that, it will go to Biden’s desk.


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Cold and hungry: Food inflation bites Canada's north - Reuters

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In Canada's remote north, residents have long paid dearly for food, and rising prices have worsened an already dire situation, exposing the vulnerability of one of the world's biggest exporters of grains and meat.


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Climate change puts Lyme disease in focus for France's Valneva after COVID blow - Reuters

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With climate change spurring more cases of tick-borne Lyme disease, drugmaker Valneva <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/VLS.PA" target="_blank">(VLS.PA)</a> is betting big on a vaccine as it looks beyond disappointing sales of its COVID shot.


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Biden begins summer vacation with family in South Carolina

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President Joe Biden has arrived in South Carolina to begin what's expected to be at least a seven-day vacation in South Carolina with members of his family


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Australians urged to work from home as COVID hospital cases surge

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Authorities look for ways to reduce strain on health system, after more than 300,000 cases reported in last seven days.


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The 18 states sending out stimulus checks probably won't make inflation worse — but they're not the best solution to help people cope, economists say

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Red and blue states alike are betting stimulus checks will offset inflation without raising prices. But they're a band-aid, not a long-term solution.


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A play-by-play of how the Trump and Biden administrations handled their septuagenarian commander-in-chiefs getting sick with COVID

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The early days of Biden's illness with COVID look vastly different than Trump's, but the two did share some similarities in how they communicated with the public.


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What is the Marburg virus? What you need to know Ghana outbreak, symptoms and prevention.

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The WHO has confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease in Ghana. Here's what to know about the Ebola relative from symptoms to spread.


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BA.5 makes up nearly 80% of new COVID cases. Here's what to know about the subvariant.

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Since the subvariant was first detected at the end of April, experts say it's been a slow rise to the top for BA.5. Here's what else to know.


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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Wins the Republican Senate Primary

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In November, Schmitt will be opposed by Anheuser-Busch beer heiress Trudy Busch Valentine, victor of the Democratic primary.