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Kate Moss wasn’t just naturally slender, she wasn’t fed | Letters
Letter: Natasha Loke draws attention to healthy BMIs and wider problems in the modelling industry


31, Jul, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Monkeypox is truly an emergency. The WHO was right to raise the highest alarm | Devi Sridhar
Supporting the people most at-risk of this awful disease is the only way to reduce its impact and stop its spread, says global health expert Devi Sridhar

Devi Sridhar

25, Jul, 2022 @1:07 PM

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Monday briefing: Gay and bisexual men are most at risk from monkeypox. Why aren’t we saying so clearly?
In today’s newsletter: 98% of monkeypox cases so far are in gay or bisexual men but a fear of stigmatising the disease has set public health back

Archie Bland

25, Jul, 2022 @5:28 AM

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UK needs urgent vaccine drive to curb monkeypox, campaigners say
Terrence Higgins Trust says action must be stepped up to prevent disease becoming endemic

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Critical elements of leading Alzheimer’s study possibly fraudulent
The highly influential paper, first published in 2006, has helped guide billions of dollars in US federal research into the disease

Jessica Glenza

23, Jul, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Monkeypox declared global health emergency by WHO as cases surge
Declaration is strongest call to action agency can make, with most recent such announcement being for Covid

Nicola Davis and Miranda Bryant

23, Jul, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Covid: European governments must urgently boost monitoring, WHO says
‘Waiting for autumn will be too late,’ says regional director as Omicron variants drive surge in cases

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

19, Jul, 2022 @1:11 PM

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No room for complacency over monkeypox, says WHO
World Health Organization official calls for urgent, coordinated action to prevent spread of disease

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @4:59 PM

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WHO to rename monkeypox virus to avoid discrimination
Urgent move to change name comes after scientists call it ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatising’ as virus spreads

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Jun, 2022 @1:20 PM

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China calls theory that Covid originated in Chinese lab ‘politically motivated lie’
WHO report has said origins of virus are still unknown and recommended further investigation

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

10, Jun, 2022 @1:28 PM

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The Guardian view on monkeypox: communication is crucial | Editorial
Editorial: Language has a vital part to play in virus control. The World Health Organization should monitor it, as well as case numbers


05, Jun, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Do wood burners add to air pollution in cities? Yes, say citizen scientists
Pioneering Bristol study blames the solid-fuel burners in people’s homes for breaches of World Health Organisation guidelines

Tom Wall

29, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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