Tag: Health


Bird flu vaccinations for humans to begin in Finland, a global first – National

Finland plans to offer preemptive bird flu vaccination as soon as next week to some workers with exposure to...


‘Flesh-eating bacteria’ disease spreads in Japan, killing some in 2 days – National

A deadly outbreak of a “flesh-eating bacteria” is spreading rapidly across Japan, alarming health officials with...


COVID-19, Ebola, bird flu: What to know about zoonotic diseases – National

The risk to humans from zoonotic diseases like bird flu is low, scientists tell Global News,...


Dengue fever is on the rise in Europe. Should Canadian travellers worry? – National

Dengue fever is on the rise in parts of Europe with experts linking local outbreaks to...


4-year-old child in India tests positive for bird flu, WHO confirms – National

By Urvi Dugar and Leroy Leo Reuters Posted June 12, 2024 8:42 am 1 min read...


First-ever human death of bird flu strain H5N2 confirmed in Mexico: WHO

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed the...


Woman with ‘unmanageable’ pain from Lyme disease chooses to die. She wasn’t always believed

After she chose doctor-assisted death because she was in agony with no end in sight, the...


Multiplying health crises pose ‘existential threats’ to WHO emergencies team – National

The World Health Organization’s emergencies department is facing “existential threats” as multiplying health crises have left...


4.2M chickens will be killed after Iowa farm bird flu outbreak – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted May 29, 2024 9:10 am Updated May 29, 2024 9:11...


A new global pandemic agreement is near. But why can’t countries agree on a plan? – National

A global treaty to fight pandemics like COVID is going to have to wait: After more than two...


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