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FIFA World Cup: Tim Cahill hopeful for Socceroos success

Australia star Tim Cahill says national coach Graham Arnold cannot afford to pick any “passengers” in Australia’s squad for this year’s World Cup. Cahill, a member of the Sokeros team at the previous four World Cups, said he would enjoy being a “fan” at the tournament that will take place from November 21 to December …

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In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see COVID recurrence

LONDON (AFP) – Moves by wealthy nations to buy large quantities of the monkeypox vaccine, while refusing to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more serious version of the disease and risk the virus continuing to spread to humans and the general public. Health officials are warning. Critics fear …

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Canada: World AIDS conference kicks off amid visa anger | Africa | DW

Philomena Gurry rode a lot on her attendance at the 24th International AIDS Conference, which kicked off in the Canadian city of Montreal on Friday. The biennial event brings together thousands of scientists, politicians, activists and social workers from around the world to find solutions to the pandemic. A 32-year-old social worker for people with …

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As monkeypox worsens, WHO urges reduction in number of sexual partners | health news

With monkeypox cases on the rise globally, the World Health Organization has called on the group currently hardest hit by the virus – men who have sex with men – to limit their sexual partners. The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who declared monkeypox a global health emergency last Saturday, told …

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The cost of Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup | football news

Doha, Qatar Nigerian football fans and business owners in Qatar are still suffering from the failure of their team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in the Middle Eastern country from November 21 to December 18. Nigeria’s failure to beat Ghana in March prevented them from qualifying for Qatar 2022, …

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Monkeypox: From Beginnings in Africa to Global Spread

Geneva: As monkeypox Infections are spreading around the world, prompting a scramble for vaccines, and AFP is looking at how the disease has spread since it first emerged in Africa in the 1970s. On Saturday, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak, which has infected nearly 16,000 people in 72 countries, a global health emergency …

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Monkeypox has officially become a global emergency

expansion Monkeypox outbreak The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that an “exceptional” situation in more than 70 countries could be considered a global emergency, a declaration that could spur more investment in treating the previously rare disease and increase the scramble for rare vaccines. The global emergency is the WHO’s highest level …

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The World Health Organization once again declares monkeypox a global emergency

London (AFP) – The World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee also met on Thursday to consider for the second time Within weeks of declaring monkeypox a global crisis, some scientists said the stark differences between the outbreak in Africa and developed countries would complicate any coordinated response. African officials They say they are already treating the …

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