A total of 257 confirmed and 120 suspected virus cases have been reported from 23 states that are not endemic for the virus, according to the World Health Organization.
The European Union's disease agency has confirmed over 200 cases of monkeypox globally, with the UK currently carrying the largest bulk of cases.
Pyongyang says its "anti-epidemic war" is showing positive outcomes even as cases of fever in the unvaccinated East Asian nation top two million with 65 deaths.
Kim Jong-un slams "non-positive attitude, slackness and non-activity" of North Korean bureaucrats for worsening Covid outbreak in the East Asian country.
South Sudan recorded a total of 31 cholera infections including one death of a seven-year-old child, as the outbreak followed a steady rise in diarrhoea cases in the affected areas.
India's Health Ministry said in a weekend statement that the World Health Organization's mathematical modelling of the pandemic was "questionable" and "statistically unproven."
Fresh data from the World Health Organization showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries.
While some countries have made notable efforts to reduce air pollution, the World Health Organization has said that air quality is getting significantly worse around the world.
The WHO declared that the strain was linked to one that has been spreading in Pakistan, where it is still endemic.
As the healthcare industry begins to rely more on artificial intelligence, concerns arise as to how AI could introduce or aggravate ageism in healthcare.
Covid-19 has infected more than 336M people and killed over 5.5M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
The World Health Organization urges caution over the Omicron variant, saying it has a growth advantage over the Delta variant.
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