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WHO calls for global focus on health in pandemic study
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A WHO Europe report advised countries to form a G20 global health board that would coordinate future responses to pandemics and fight inequality. These measures aim to protect global economies too.
World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina suspended by health officials
World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina suspended after Brazilian health officials say three Argentine players broke quarantine rules
How has the pandemic affected mental health?
Throughout the pandemic, some people have experienced mood swings, irritability, and other symptoms of depression. Epidemiologist Elise Paul says people should look at how their symptoms are impacting their life.
Protest in Athens against mandatory jabs for health workers
People demonstrate in Athens against plans to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for all health workers and retirement home employees, with police using tear gas and water cannon to disperse some protesters.
Africa Roundtable: 'Health is economy and economy is health'
Europe and Africa are to join forces to tackle the pandemic's economic fallout and climate change. Politicians and experts met at an "Africa Roundtable" in Berlin to discuss how to reset their relationship.
Tobacco control: Concerns on health and environmental impacts
As the world marks this year's #NoSmokingDay, stakeholders are are again raising concerns about its health and environmental impacts.
10,000 volunteers quit Tokyo Olympics as health adviser warns about hosting event
With Tokyo still under a state of emergency, opposition to hosting the games is growing. On Wednesday, a top health adviser said it was "not normal" to host them.
Ireland shuts down health IT system after ransomware attack
Ireland's health regulator said the shutdown of health system computers is a precaution and the COVID vaccination program is unaffected.
Tunisia's third COVID-19 wave: Doctors warn of health system collapse
Hospitals are full, oxygen supplies are low, doctors are exhausted and locals don't trust the government. Why is Tunisia the worst affected country in North Africa?
J&J vaccine pause lifted by US health regulators
The director of the CDC says use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine can resume immediately. The vaccine's rollout had been paused after 15 cases of unusual blood clotting.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi in good health, lawyer says
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team says as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up.
Jordan protesters clash with police against health restrictions
Protesters clash with police in Jordan's capital Amman amid a second night of demonstrations against health restrictions, even as the country posted a record-high number of coronavirus cases.