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No suspected cases of monkeypox in B.C., CDC says

Monkeypox is a zoonotic infectious disease that results in occasional human infections usually associated with exposure to infected animals or contaminated materials.

G7 nations agree to beef up early-warning systems for future pandemics

G7 health ministers announced plans to strengthen early-warning systems to detect infectious diseases with pandemic potential following the emergence of COVID-19 two years ago.

Monkeypox spread ‘unusual’ but risk to Canadians is ‘low,’ officials say

Just under a 'couple dozen of people' are under investigation for monkeypox in Canada after the country confirmed its first cases this week, said...

WHO to hold emergency meeting on Friday to discuss monkeypox outbreak

The committee due to meet is one which advises the World Health Organization on infection risks that could pose a threat to global health.

Ontario COVID numbers: 1,165 people in hospital, 163 in intensive care

Ontario's death toll has risen to 13,146 as 24 new virus-related deaths were added. This includes 8 deaths that were added to the total...

North Korea has reported 65 deaths amid COVID-19 outbreak. Experts are skeptical

The country says 2.24 million people have fallen ill in its first reported COVID-19 outbreak, as outside experts question the validity of its reported...

Canada confirms first 2 cases of monkeypox in Quebec

In a statement late on Thursday, the Public Health Agency of Canada said two individuals in Quebec had tested positive for monkeypox.

Canada will help rebuild Ukraine’s health system battered by war: Duclos

Canada's federal health minister has pledged to rouse support from his international colleagues for rebuilding the besieged health-care system in Ukraine.

Canada facing shortage of baby formula for infants with food allergies. Here’s what to do

Health Canada says it is monitoring the supply situation of infant formula and is working with manufacturers to import the product where possible.

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