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Blocked monkeypox vaccines increase risk of spillover and wider outbreak

There are growing fears that a monkeypox vaccination campaign could be stalled due to a supply shortage. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Concerns are growing that the window of opportunity to contain the escalating monkeypox outbreak could be closing, with vaccine shortages leaving some at-risk groups waiting weeks to get bitten. Health professionals have

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Marshall Islands, once nearly Covid-free, faces outbreak

As a remote Pacific nation, the Marshall Islands has been almost completely unaffected by Covid-19, recording only a handful of cases throughout the pandemic, with no community transmission detected. But in just over a week, more than 4,000 people have tested positive out of a population of around 60,000, including the country’s Health and Human

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North Korea’s Covid outbreak is over, says Kim Jong-un

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the country has ended its coronavirus outbreak without vaccines, state media reported Thursday, while Kim’s sister Kim has blamed South Korea of sending the virus across the border and threatened “deadly” retaliation. After two years of claiming no cases of Covid-19, North Korea reported an outbreak

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Chinese getaway on Sanya Island closes duty-free malls amid COVID outbreak

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sanya, a top tropical vacation destination on southern China’s Hainan Island, began closing its duty-free malls on Friday in response to a worsening COVID-19 outbreak. From China close international borders In early 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19, Hainan’s duty-free industry boomed, becoming a vital channel

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