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Monkeypox cases surge as WHO stops short of declaring a global emergency

Monkeypox cases surge as WHO stops short of declaring a global emergency

Placeholder while article actions load The World Health Organization has decided not to declare monkeypox a global emergency despite a rapid rise in cases in Europe, electing instead to describe it as an “evolving health threat.” The announcement Saturday comes after the WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee met last week to discuss whether the …

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WHO weighs declaring monkeypox a global emergency as European cases surge

WHO weighs declaring monkeypox a global emergency as European cases surge

Placeholder while article actions load LONDON — The World Health Organization is weighing whether to declare monkeypox an international emergency — a decision that could come as early as Friday. A declaration could escalate the global response as cases rapidly rise in Britain despite efforts to contain it. Britain, where almost 800 cases of the …

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UK inflation hits new 40-year high of 9.1% as food and energy price surge persists

UK inflation hits new 40-year high of 9.1% as food and energy price surge persists

More than four in five people in the U.K. are worried about rising living costs and their ability to afford basics necessities like food and energy over the coming months, according to a new survey. Tolga Akmen | Afp | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. inflation hit 9.1% year-on-year in May as soaring food and …

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