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A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – Africa’s main public health body, the Africa Centres for Disease …

SHANGHAI, July 6 (Reuters) – On March 24, a court in the central Chinese city of Fuyang announced that a $1.5 billion hospital built just four years earlier had filed for bankruptcy because it was unable to pay its debts. For most of the last two years, the Fuyang Minsheng Hospital had been fully involved …

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – World Health Organization (WHO) experts meet on Thursday to evaluate whether monkeypox constitutes an international emergency, its highest form of alert. read more Only six such emergencies have previously been declared: COVID-19 (2020), the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (2019), Zika virus (2016), polio (2014), West Africa’s Ebola …

Jelena Dokic ofAustralia reacts during her women’s singles match against Marion Bartoli of France at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, June 14 (Reuters) – Former top 10 tennis player Jelena Dokic nearly took her own life in April …

A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, May 28 (Reuters) – Countries around the world on Saturday adopted an initial U.S.-led reform of the rules around disease outbreaks, known as the International …

People pass by a poster encouraging elderly people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), near a residential compound in Beijing, China March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 27 (Reuters) – China’s capital is offering elderly residents state-backed insurance for “medical accidents” linked …

May 26 (Reuters) – World number three Alexander Zverev said he did not open up about the mental health issues he dealt with this year but that he struggled at times due to the intense scrutiny players come under on a daily basis. The German, who came from two sets down to beat Sebastian Baez …

Beijing kicks off first of three rounds of mass testing in populous district Mass testing fuels concerns of shortages of food, supplies Chinese stock market down on fears Beijing may join Shanghai in lockdown BEIJING, April 25 (Reuters) – Beijing residents snapped up food and other supplies as the city’s biggest district began mass COVID-19 …

FILE PHOTO – A WWF billboard listing protected species stands in front of a bushmeat market in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Nicolon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KINSHASA, April 23 (Reuters) – A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in northwestern Democratic Republic of …

HONG KONG, April 14 (Reuters) – To fight COVID, Hong Kong shut schools and businesses, nearly sealed its borders for two years, banned more than two people from gathering and quarantined whole buildings. Still the draconian restrictions were unable to contain the coronavirus, and with more than 8,600 deaths of mostly elderly, unvaccinated people, many …