A Louisiana appeals court found that an all-risk property policy covered business-income interruption losses caused by COVID-19 shutdown orders and other operational restrictions.
The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it will rename the monkeypox virus, which has infected more than 1,600 people in 39 countries this year, after a group of scientists voiced concerns that the name could be stigmatizing.
Over two years after the coronavirus was first detected in China, and after at least 6.3 million deaths have been counted worldwide from the pandemic, the World Health Organization is recommending in its strongest terms yet that a deeper probe is required into whether a lab accident may be to blame.
Monkeypox has been upgraded to the same category as diseases including plague and leprosy, with doctors required to notify health authorities of every case.
The Biden administration on Friday set new requirements that increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply but reduce previous ethanol-blending requirements due to a plunge in fuel demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not attend Friday’s Jubilee service at St Paul’s Cathedral in London after experiencing “discomfort” at a Buckingham Palace parade in her honor, the palace said.
There was mounting concern Wednesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) wouldn’t be able to tackle future pandemics after China joined its executive.
The woman overseeing tens of thousands of nutritious meals for school children in Kenya has won The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Icon Award 2022, Worthy News learned Tuesday.
The world’s first global outbreak of monkeypox comes a year after an international biosecurity gathering simulated an unusual strain of the potentially deadly disease in Munich, Germany, according to a report obtained by Worthy News.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) was in an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the “largest and most widespread” outbreak of monkeypox “ever seen in Europe” and North America.
Health ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations are to participate in a pandemic exercise in Germany simulating a new fast-spreading and dangerous pandemic, Germany’s top-selling Bild newspaper reported Thursday.
An influential Christian advocacy group warns that the Biden administration “will hand control of America’s health care system and U.S. national sovereignty” to the World Health Organization (WHO).
At least 163 billion dollars in coronavirus pandemic benefits handed out under U.S. President Joe Biden have been stolen or misspent, The Washington Post newspaper reports. The money may never be recovered.
North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea on Thursday, its neighbors said, in the latest of a series of weapons demonstrations this year that came just hours after it confirmed its first case of the coronavirus since the pandemic began.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday there are “one million empty chairs” as he marked the 1 million recorded American deaths in the coronavirus outbreak.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has imposed a national lockdown, with state media saying his nation faces the “biggest emergency incident” after confirming its first COVID-19 outbreak.
Army Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, revealed in prepared Senate testimony this week that some U.S. intelligence agencies — not identified by name — believe the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic may have been genetically modified in a laboratory and not transmitted naturally from an animal host in China, where it was first identified.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing a global pact that critics fear will give it absolute power over global biosecurity.
Nearly four decades after the ouster of their dictator, Filipinos chose his son and namesake to lead the Philippines as its next president, official results showed.
Voters in the Philippines went to the polls Monday in a presidential election that put the son and namesake of the late dictator against a human rights lawyer.