Researchers come up with a type of plastic that degrades easily under sunlight.
Even when vaccinated, cancer and dementia patients are at a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus.
There are vaccines and treatments available for monkeypox, the health organisation reminded, while calling for appropriate containment measures, more research and global collaboration.
Governor Gavin Newsom threatens to impose mandatory water restrictions if residents don't use less on their own as drought drags on and the hotter summer months approach.
Analysing environmental DNA from honey, researchers are able to identify bees’ foraging preferences, their microbiota and the pathogens that threaten their existence, without causing harm to the insects themselves.
The vaccine can now be used as a booster following the two-dose Vaxzevria schedule or by those who have been vaccinated by an mRNA vaccine, such as the ones by Pfizer and BioNTech or Moderna.
"One hundred million is a stark figure –– sobering and alarming in equal measure. It's a record that should never have been set," says UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi.
Kenya-based FPPA group asks Western media to refrain from using stock images bearing persons of black and dark and African skin complexion to depict monkeypox outbreak in Europe and North America.
US President Joe Biden has said that American health officials are looking into possible treatments and vaccines.
The UN health body said a total of 92 confirmed and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus.
Two US Secret Service agents working on Biden's Asia tour have been investigated and sent home from South Korea after one got into a fight over a taxi.
Monkeypox cases have been detected in Europe, US, Canada and Australia as the World Health Organization warns countries to be on alert.
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