Enlarge / A Pakistani health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi on December 10, 2018. Pakistan is one of only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM ) The United States, one of the world’s richest and most developed countries, […]
Canada’s monkeypox outbreak showing ‘downward trend,’ WHO head says
The head of the World Health Organization says Canada’s “sustained, downward trend” of monkeypox cases is “encouraging” to see.
Monkeypox outbreak can be eliminated in Europe, WHO says
It is possible to eliminate the monkeypox outbreak in Europe, World Health Organization officials said on Tuesday, highlighting evidence that case counts are slowing in a handful of countries.
Why You Won’t See New Amsterdam’s ‘Lost’ Influenza Outbreak Episode
RELATED STORIES While New Amsterdam battles COVID in Season 3, the NBC medical drama’s flu pandemic episode from last season will remain (mostly) unseen. Last March, the show opted to pull from the schedule an installment about an influenza outbreak in the wake of the real-world global coronavirus crisis. “The world needs a lot less […]
Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
RELATED STORIES This year’s Summer Olympics are the latest victim of the global coronavirus outbreak: The international competition has officially been postponed in light of the pandemic. The games were set to take place in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9, with NBC handling all broadcast rights via the Peacock network and its sister […]
Matt Baker LEAVES The One Show to ‘self-isolate’ amid ongoing coronavirus outbreak
Alex Jones was left on her own on The One Show today as the BBC programme opened with an empty spot to her right-hand side. It soon became clear her co-host Matt Baker had “self-isolated” and would be “working from home” as coronavirus fears and prevention measures continue to dominate conversation. Alex opened The One […]
Norovirus outbreak: 500 people affected by Royal Caribbean sickness – compensation latest
Cruises are notorious for the quick spread of illness and passengers on board the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas are the latest casualties of winter vomiting bug norovirus. Cruisers first started feeling sick when the cruise ship departed from Port Canaveral in Florida, USA last Sunday. It was due to sail for a week […]
Norovirus WARNING: Symptoms you need to know after outbreak in THIS part of the UK
NOROVIRUS is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and carries a range of unpleasant symptoms. Another outbreak has been reported in the UK – so what are the symptoms you need to look out for?
Royal Caribbean cruise hit by norovirus outbreak – guests banned from leaving ship
One of the largest cruise liners in the world has been infected with norovirus as it pulled into port in Jamaica. Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, which is currently home to 9,000 guests, put a ban on passengers leaving the vessel as they drafted in emergency medication. A total of 167 people are confirmed […]
B.C. nurse hopeful Ebola outbreak in Congo can be contained soon
A nurse practitioner from B.C.’s Interior is lending her expertise to help contain the Ebola outbreak in the Congo.