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Monkeypox: ECDC says risk to wider population is 'low' but that countries should prepare
As of Saturday, there were 92 confirmed cases of the disease in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.
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What will Covid-19 bring next? The World Health Organization outlines three scenarios
Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead on Covid-19, said the virus still has “a lot of energy left”.
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WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus
WHO director-general Dr Tedros urged governments to focus on testing, distancing, and face masks.
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'The hard reality is this is not even close to being over': WHO warning six months on from Covid-19 notification
Dr Tedros also said today that for countries that aren’t performing well with contact tracing, saying it’s difficult is a “lame excuse”.