The nation has seen a rapid surge in coronavirus deaths since November.
Some cultural beliefs and hostility towards health workers blamed for slowing efforts to curb infections which also sent over 1,100 others to the hospital.
The official death toll update comes amid doubts over Beijing's data transparency and remains extremely low by global standards.
After a gap of two years, world leaders, economists and other influential personalities are coming together again to help the world face some of the biggest challenges in decades.
The Palestinian health ministry says Israeli import restrictions on medical equipment are putting people’s lives at risk.
In recent days state media have sought to reassure the public that the Covid-19 outbreak was under control and nearing its peak.
The latest cyberattack targeted the Andre-Mignot Hospital, leading the Paris prosecutors' office to open a preliminary investigation into attempted extortion.
The World Health Organization says it is concerned by the “racist and stigmatising language” that arose after monkeypox spread to more than 100 countries.
The UN says the milestone represents improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine, as well as high and persistent levels of fertility in some countries.
The outbreak began in September in a rural part of central Uganda and spread earlier this month to Kampala, a city of more than 1.6 million people.
Advocates open a new campaign to speed the next million transplants by encouraging more people to register as organ donors.
A skeleton discovered in Southeast Asia’s Borneo island suggests Stone Age hunter-gatherers had sophisticated medical knowledge of anatomy and wound treatment.
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