Key Takeaways From The WHO Report On Origins Of The COVID-19 PandemicA team of international scientists tasked with understanding how the coronavirus pandemic began released their first report on Thursday, saying that all hypothesis remain on the table, including a possible laboratory incident.
Silent Spread Of Monkeypox May Be A Wakeup Call For The WorldA monkeypox outbreak continues to grow in countries where the virus isn't normally found, putting global health officials on high alert.
Monkeypox Outbreak Reaches 257 Confirmed Cases Worldwide, WHO SaysThe World Health Organization has received reports of 257 confirmed monkeypox cases and about 120 suspected cases in 23 nations where the virus is not endemic as of Thursday, it said in a Sunday update.
U.S. Offers Vaccines To Certain People Exposed To Monkeypox. Here's What You Should KnowAs global health leaders investigate an unusual outbreak of monkeypox across more than a dozen countries, discussions in the United States have turned to vaccination against the disease -- and certain people exposed to the virus could be offered a vaccine.
What Is Monkeypox, Its Symptoms And Threat To You?An extremely rare disease called monkeypox, a much less severe cousin of smallpox, is spreading around the world. More than 250 cases have been reported in at least 16 countries.
The US Is Reopening Its Borders To Europe, The Global Epicenter Of COVID-19The United States has reopened its borders to vaccinated international travelers, ending a 20-month travel ban at the same moment Europe is battling a surge of COVID-19 cases that has pushed the continent back into the epicenter of the pandemic.
A Year After COVID-19 Pandemic Was Declared, U.S. Numbers Are Still Too High To Relax, CDC Director WarnsMore than 29 million cases have been reported in the US since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic one year ago today.
Vaccines Won't End COVID So Keep Wearing Your Mask, Top Health Official SaysCoronavirus vaccines will provide some light at the end of the tunnel, but they alone won't mean an end to Covid-19, one leading health official said Friday.
Here's The Type And Amount Of Exercise You Need, WHO AdvisesWhile we're all cooped up during the pandemic, the World Health Organization wants you to exercise.
Coronavirus Resources: How To Make Your Own Face MaskNot sure how to wear or clean the masks? We answer those questions under the mask-making instructions.
One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds From Suicide, WHO SaysThe number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths.
1M STDs Diagnosed Every Day, World Health Organization SaysMore than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Burnout Is An Official Medical Diagnosis, World Health Organization SaysBurnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis, according to the World Health Organization's handbook.
Eat Well, Exercise More Among New Global Guidelines To Reduce Risk Of DementiaThere's no effective treatment for dementia, which affects 50 million people worldwide, but the World Health Organization says there's much can be done to delay or slow the onset and progression of the disease.
Excessive Video Gaming To Be Named Mental Disorder By World Health OrganizationPlaying video games excessively will soon be named a mental health disorder by the World Health Organization.