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Worries over stigma are driving a push to rename monkeypox, but the process is slow

CNN — Since the beginning of the monkeypox outbreak, scientists and activists have pushed for the name of the virus and the disease to be changed to something “non-discriminatory” and “non-stigmatizing.” Public health experts have worried that stigma could steer people away from getting tested and vaccinated. A new name can help slow the spread …

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Sore throat is one of the most common symptoms that arises with respiratory infections (HT_PRINT)

Your sore throat can determine if you have contracted Covid-19. Here’s how to understand

On similar tracks, the common symptom of common cold – sore throat – can also determine of you have contracted the coronavirus or not. In a recent media briefing World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of a new sub-variant of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of Covid-19 that has now been detected …

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