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Taiwan grants relief in vaccine injury case involving death of child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The board overseeing the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s (MOHW) Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) made public the rulings on nine cases involving COVID-19 ...

Health care vaccine mandate remains as some push for an end

LOWRY CITY, Mo. (AP) — At Truman Lake Manor in rural Missouri, every day begins the same way for every employee entering the nursing home's doors — with a swab up the nose, a swirl of testing solution...

Health care vaccine mandate remains as some push for an end

LOWRY CITY, Mo. (AP) — At Truman Lake Manor in rural Missouri, every day begins the same way for every employee entering the nursing home's doors — with a swab up the nose, a swirl of testing solution...

Thailand's king, queen test positive for COVID-19

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's king and queen have tested positive for COVID-19, and so far have only mild symptoms, the royal palace said Saturday. Doctors prescribed treatment for King...

WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting i...

Taiwan adds 39,763 local COVID cases, 92 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 39,763 local COVID cases on Thursday (Oct. 20), with 45 imported cases, and 92 deaths. The number of local cases de...

Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

WASHINGTON (AP) — At-risk people who received a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine in U.S. efforts against the virus appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick, public health officials ann...

Taiwan could end quarantine in October: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A committee of experts is recommending that the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) begin preparations for ending mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers by impleme...

White House to encourage COVID boosters, flu shot this fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration hopes to make getting a COVID-19 booster as routine as going in for the yearly flu shot. That’s at the heart of its campaign to sell the n...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypoxoutbreak that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The...

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinat...

San Francisco declares emergency over monkeypox spread

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco announced a state of emergency Thursday over the growing number of monkeypox cases, allowing officials to cut through red tape and fight a public health...

Under fire, US officials say monkeypox can still be stopped

WASHINGTON (AP) — The country’s monkeypox outbreak can still be stopped, U.S. health officials said Thursday, despite rising case numbers and so far limited vaccine supplies. The Bid...

Taiwan's movement toward '0+7' plan on track: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 11) said its movement towards the eased quarantine plan is unchanged, despite reports of new local case...