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2 Police Officers Killed in North Benin Attack

Two police officers were killed and one wounded in an attack on a police station in northwest Benin on Sunday, police sources said, the latest in a string of deadly assaults in an area affected by a spillover of militant activity in neighboring Burkina…

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WHO says monkeypox is not yet a health emergency

GENEVA— Monkeypox is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) ruled on Saturday, although WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was deeply concerned about the outbreak.“I am deeply concerned about the mon…

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Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country monkeypox outbreak, 25 June 2022

The WHO Director-General has the pleasure of transmitting the Report of the Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country monkeypox outbreak, held on 23 June 2022, from 12:00 to 17:00 Genev…

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Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country monkeypox outbreak, 25 June 2022

The WHO Director-General has the pleasure of transmitting the Report of the Meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) Emergency Committee regarding the multi-country monkeypox outbreak, held on 23 June 2022, from 12:00 to 17:00 Genev…

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WHO Says Monkeypox Not a Global Health Emergency

GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s chief said Saturday that the monkeypox outbreak was a deeply concerning evolving threat but did not currently constitute a global health emergency.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus convened a commi…

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WHO Says Monkeypox Not a Global Health Emergency

GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s chief said Saturday that the monkeypox outbreak was a deeply concerning evolving threat but did not currently constitute a global health emergency.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus convened a commi…

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Commonwealth Countries Meet to Cement Relations

NAIROBI, KENYA — Leaders of 54 countries in the British Commonwealth are meeting in Rwanda to discuss trade, food security, health issues, and climate change. The summit comes as Britain and Rwanda are facing criticism on a controversial migrant deal.C…

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UN Chief Says World Faces ‘Real Risk’ of Multiple Famines This Year

NEW YORK — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told an international conference on food security Friday that the world is facing the “real risk” of multiple famines this year and that 2023 could be even worse.“The war in Ukraine has compounded prob…

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