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Pfizer said Wednesday that it will provide nearly two dozen products, including its top-selling COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, at not-for-profit prices in some of the world's poorest countries.

LONDON — Health authorities in Europe, North America, Israel and Australia have identified more than 100 cases of monkeypox in recent days.

LONDON — Health authorities in Europe, North America, Israel and Australia have identified more than 100 cases of monkeypox in recent days.

Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 got some encouraging news Monday.

Parents hoping to get their youngest children vaccinated against COVID-19 got some encouraging news Monday.

LONDON — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as "a random event" that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe.

LONDON — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as "a random event" that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe.

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Beijing Extends Work-from-Home Order as COVID-19 Cases Rise

BEIJING — Beijing extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing Monday as cases of COVID-19 again rose in the Chinese capital.

BEIJING — Beijing extended orders for workers and students to stay home and ordered additional mass testing Monday as cases of COVID-19 again rose in the Chinese capital.

Israel Reports First Case of Monkeypox, Suspects Others

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli authorities say they have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a man who returned from abroad and were looking into other suspected cases.

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli authorities say they have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a man who returned from abroad and were looking into other suspected cases.

Herb Basics: Inside the Mystery of the Plants

In order to understand the usefulness of herbs we must investigate their hidden little treasures: the active compounds.

In order to understand the usefulness of herbs we must investigate their hidden little treasures: the active compounds.

Greek Health Panel Lifts COVID-19 Mask Requirements

ATHENS - The mandate to wear face masks in all indoor and outdoor public spaces is lifted from June 1 through September 15, with some exceptions, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced on Wednesday.

ATHENS - The mandate to wear face masks in all indoor and outdoor public spaces is lifted from June 1 through September 15, with some exceptions, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced on Wednesday.

WHO: Omicron Makes China’s “Zero-COVID” Policy Unsustainable

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said China's extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant, but that it's up to every country to decide what policy to pursue.

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said China's extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant, but that it's up to every country to decide what policy to pursue.

SNF Helps People in Regions of Myanmar to Meet Essential Needs

NEW YORK - As exceedingly challenging social and economic conditions continue to affect people living in Myanmar, a team from Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University’s Chiang Mai campus in Thailand is working to help deliver basic essentials including medicine.

NEW YORK - As exceedingly challenging social and economic conditions continue to affect people living in Myanmar, a team from Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University’s Chiang Mai campus in Thailand is working to help deliver basic essentials including medicine.

Shanghai Says Lockdown to Ease as Virus Spread Mostly Ends

BEIJING — Most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown, authorities said Monday, as the city moves toward reopening and economic data showed the gloomy impact of China's "zero-COVID" policy.

BEIJING — Most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown, authorities said Monday, as the city moves toward reopening and economic data showed the gloomy impact of China's "zero-COVID" policy.

Kim Blasts Pandemic Response as North Korean Outbreak Surges

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow medicine deliveries and mobilized the military to respond to a surge in suspected COVID-19 infections, as his nation struggled to contain a fever that has reportedly killed dozens and sickened nearly a million others in a span of three days.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow medicine deliveries and mobilized the military to respond to a surge in suspected COVID-19 infections, as his nation struggled to contain a fever that has reportedly killed dozens and sickened nearly a million others in a span of three days.

North Korea Reports 15 More Suspected COVID-19 Deaths

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country's first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported Sunday.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country's first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported Sunday.

Chickpeas for Breakfast: Yes Please!

I have always been fascinated by Greek farmers’ markets.

I have always been fascinated by Greek farmers’ markets.

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