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Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

05 Aug 2022

California
Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

The United States (US) authorities announced on Thursday that monkeypox has been designated a public health emergency in the country.

US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion

24 Jun 2022

US Supreme Court
US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion

The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that had been in place for nearly 50 years and gave women constitutional and legal rights to an abortion.

Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

21 Dec 2020

India
Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

As vaccines for COVID-19 have started being rolled out in parts of the world, certain myths have been propagated questioning their safety and efficacy.

Six feet distance not enough to prevent COVID-19 spread: CDC

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus
Six feet distance not enough to prevent COVID-19 spread: CDC

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance on COVID-19 and confirmed that the airborne transmission of the disease is possible.

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

23 Jun 2020

Wall Street Journal
How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp
Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

The spread of COVID-19 in India and different parts of the world has got everyone worried.

Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

16 Mar 2020

India
Microsoft launches dedicated tracker for COVID-19 outbreak

In order to keep the general public informed about the global outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Microsoft's Bing team has launched a dedicated online tracker.

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

04 Mar 2020

South Korea
Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

As Indians continue to worry about the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, a new piece of information has been doing the rounds: Warmer, humid temperatures of India can prevent the deadly virus from proliferating.

Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

12 Dec 2019

Facebook
Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

Facebook's ad policies have been in question for all the wrong reasons.

Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects
Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects

Five percent of pregnant women with Zika virus infection in the United States had fetus or babies with related birth defects, including microcephaly, according to a US government health report.

UNGA elevates antibiotic resistance to crisis level
UNGA elevates antibiotic resistance to crisis level

The United Nations General Assembly has elevated antimicrobial resistance to crisis level during a high-level meeting in its 71st Regular Session.