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Belgium reports 2nd monkeypox case in less than 24 hours

BRUSSELS Belgian health authorities will hold an emergency meeting on Friday after the second case of monkeypox was detected in the country within 24 hours. “The second case of monkeypox was...

Australia confirms 1st case of monkeypox

ANKARA Australia on Friday confirmed its first case of monkeypox from the Victoria state while another one is under investigation in Sydney, officials said. The affected man, 30, developed mild symptoms...

2 more Monkeypox cases detected in UK

LONDON Two additional cases of monkeypox have been detected in England, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said Wednesday. “We've detected 2 additional cases of Monkeypox, one in London and one...

WHO chief, Chinese premier discuss collaboration on COVID-19 origins

ANKARA World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met in Beijing on Saturday and discussed the COVID-19 pandemic, including investigation on the origins of the...

Highly virulent HIV variant discovered in Netherlands

LONDON  A highly virulent variant of HIV has been discovered in the Netherlands, a scientific study said on Thursday.  Published in the journal Science, the analysis of more than 100 HIV...

Tedros poised for 2nd term as WHO chief after board's nod

GENEVA Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is set for a second term as head of the World Health Organization after the global health body’s executive board nominated him on Tuesday as the...

BioNTech working on potential new vaccine against omicron variant

BERLIN BioNTech confirmed on Monday that it has started to work on a potential new vaccine against the omicron variant of the coronavirus. A company spokesperson told Anadolu Agency that they...

BioNTech begins Phase 2 trial of mRNA-based vaccine against cancer

BERLIN The second phase trial of an mRNA-based cancer vaccine developed by BioNTech has started, the German biopharmaceutical company announced on Friday. The first colorectal cancer patient was dosed with the...

Turkey has administered over 107.6M vaccine jabs to date

ANKARA Turkey has administered over 107.64 million coronavirus vaccine jabs since the country launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures released Saturday. More than 53.39 million people have...

Turkey has given over 105.6M coronavirus vaccine jabs to date

ANKARA Turkey has administered over 105.6 million coronavirus vaccine jabs since the country launched an immunization drive in January, according to official figures released on Monday. Some 52.8 million people...

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