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  • WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

    Rare outbreak of viral disease outside of Africa Cases in the UK, Spain, Belgium, France and North America cause still uncertain WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases top 100, Germany declares highest on record in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting […]

  • Musk denies sexually harassing flight attendant on private jet

    Elon Musk speaks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to denounce claims in a news report that he sexually […]

  • Asian stocks rebound as China poised to boost housing

    FILE PHOTO – An investor stands in front of an electronic board displaying stock information at a brokerage in Shanghai, China August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia excluding Japan +1.8%, Nikkei +1.3% European stocks should follow Asia’s lead Stocks rally after China cut prime lending […]

  • Sri Lanka appoints nine new cabinet members

    COLOMBO, May 20 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka named nine new members of its cabinet on Friday, including ministers in charge of critical health, trade and tourism portfolios, as the island nation battles the worst economic crisis in the world. his history. “Nine ministers of the new multi-party government were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,” […]

  • Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • After delay, US Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid to Ukraine as it sent the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law as Washington rushes to maintain military aid nearly three months after Russia invaded. The Senate voted 86 to […]

  • Britain offers smallpox vaccine as monkeypox cases spread across Europe

    LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – A handful of monkeypox cases in Britain has prompted authorities to offer a smallpox vaccine to some healthcare workers and others who may have been exposed, as a handful of additional cases have been confirmed in parts of Europe. Monkeypox is a usually mild viral illness characterized by symptoms of […]

  • US Energy Secretary does not rule out secondary sanctions against buyers of Russian oil

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has not ruled out the possibility of imposing sanctions on countries that buy Russian oil amid the war in Ukraine, but has paid attention to the impacts on oil markets, US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday. The United States, along with Britain and Canada, banned Russian […]

  • COVID vaccine patents not discussed at G7 health ministers meeting

    German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the German Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, May 19 (Reuters) – The issue of patents on COVID-19 vaccines was not discussed at a meeting of health ministers from the […]

  • Massachusetts identifies first US case of monkeypox infection in 2022

    An electron microscope (EM) image shows oval-shaped mature monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical sample of human skin associated with the prairie dog outbreak from 2003 in this undated image obtained by Reuters on May 18, 2022. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC/Handout via REUTERS […]

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