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June 30, 2022

Ugandan Health Ministry Says No Child Will Be Vaccinated Against Covid Without Parental Consent

Uganda’s Ministry of Health has said it will soon be carrying out Covid vaccinations for children but stressed that this will not be done without the consent of parents.
June 30, 2022

Monkeypox: WHO Says Outbreak Is ‘Deeply Concerning’ But Not A ‘Public Health Emergency Of International Concern’

The monkeypox outbreak is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) has decided – although the director general remains "deeply concerned".
June 30, 2022

People Are Hungry: Food Crisis Starts To Bite Across Africa

Steep rises in international food and fuel prices since the Russian invasion of Ukraine have left millions more Africans facing hunger and food insecurity this year, the UN, local politicians, and charities have warned.
June 30, 2022

The Dark Side Of Genetically Modified Food

The proliferation of genetically modified food promotes food security but concurrently is a national security risk, strips rights from farmers, and lacks essential research and regulation.
June 30, 2022

China Bank Protest Stopped By Health App Codes Turning Red, Depositors Say

A protest planned by hundreds of bank depositors in central China seeking access to their frozen funds has been thwarted because the authorities have turned their smartphone health code apps red, several depositors told Reuters.
June 22, 2022

47 Percent Of New Drugs In The United States Come With Price Tag Of $150,000 Or More

Research published in the medical journal JAMA estimates that close to half of all new brand-name prescription drugs launched in the United States in 2020 and 2021 came with an original price tag of at least $150,000 a year, a finding that sparked fresh calls for Congress to rein in the pharmaceutical industry’s virtually unchecked power to drive up costs.