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WHO renames monkeypox to avoid stigma

The World Health Organization on Monday renamed the viral disease monkeypox as "mpox" due to concerns about racism and stigmatization. The new name will be used "simultaneously for one year" while the old one is phased out, the WHO said in…

China Rejects Second Probe Into Coronavirus Origin

China has rejected the World Health Organization’s proposal for a second phase of its investigation into the origin of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the Chinese National Health Commission, told…