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Tokyo reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, lowest daily number in 2021

Tokyo, Nov. 24 (UNI/Xinhua) Tokyo confirmed five new COVID-19 infection cases on Wednesday, logging the lowest daily number for this year, with 77 new cases reported nationwide as of 6:00 p.m. local time, government data showed.

The figure of daily infection cases in the capital averaged 14.3 in the week through Wednesday, down from 21.1 the preceding week.
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Canada confirms 1,059 monkeypox cases

13 Aug 2022 | 9:15 AM

Ottawa, Aug 13 (UNI) The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirmed 1,059 cases of monkeypox in the country.

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WHO gives new names to monkeypox variants

WHO gives new names to monkeypox variants

13 Aug 2022 | 8:54 AM

Geneva, Aug 13 (UNI) The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced new names for variants of the monkeypox virus that are currently in circulation. This is to avoid causing any cultural or social offense, the WHO explained in a statement.

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Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye: Media

Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye: Media

13 Aug 2022 | 8:31 AM

New York, Aug 13 (UNI) Celebrated author Salman Rushdie, whose "Satanic Verses" drew death threats in the 1980s, is on ventilator after a New York stabbing incident.

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UN faces record shortage in humanitarian aid funding

13 Aug 2022 | 12:47 AM

New York, August 12 (UNI) The UN is facing an unprecedented shortage of funds for delivering humanitarian assistance around the world this year, UN Humanitarian Office (OCHA) spokesman Jens Laerke said on Friday.

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Armed attacker kill 11 in random shootout in Montenegro: Reports

12 Aug 2022 | 11:54 PM

Belgrade, Aug 12 (UNI) Eleven people have been killed and six injured in a killing spree in the Montenegrin city of Cetinje, local public broadcaster RTCG reported on Friday afternoon. A 34-year-old armed attacker was killed while exchanging gunfire with police, RTCG added.

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