Health & Environment

New monkeypox strain discovered in UK, patient hospitalized
New monkeypox strain discovered in UK, patient hospitalized

No other cases identified as of Thursday, contact tracing currently being carried out.

World’s 1st preventive DNA screening for cancer, heart disease risk launched
World’s 1st preventive DNA screening for cancer, heart disease risk launched

Project undertaken by Australian university to test 10,000 people aged 18 to 40.

Newly identified Langya virus being tracked after China infection reports
Newly identified Langya virus being tracked after China infection reports
US slams China's decision to halt cooperation on climate, military affairs
US slams China's decision to halt cooperation on climate, military affairs
Deadly heat waves, destructive floods: World facing true climate emergency, says climate activist
Deadly heat waves, destructive floods: World facing true climate emergency, says climate activist
US researchers find possible universal monoclonal antibody coronavirus treatment
US researchers find possible universal monoclonal antibody coronavirus treatment

Treatment shows effectiveness against several coronaviruses, including COVID-19, variants, says US university.

Over 18,000 monkeypox cases reported globally, most in Europe: WHO
Over 18,000 monkeypox cases reported globally, most in Europe: WHO

70% of cases in Europe, 25% in Americas, 10% required hospitalization, says WHO chief.

Drowning is one of leading causes of death for 1-24 year olds, says WHO
Drowning is one of leading causes of death for 1-24 year olds, says WHO