The COVID-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over,' WHO's health chief says
News/World: The UN health agency's director general told officials gathered in Geneva for the opening of the WHO's annual meeting that "declining testing and sequencing means we are blinding ourselves to the evolution of the virus." He also noted that almost one billion people still haven't been vaccinated.
Officials confirm 10 cases of severe, unexplained hepatitis among Canadian children
News/Health: Ten children in Canada were found to be suffering from severe and mysterious cases of hepatitis over a recent five-month period, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada, following an investigation into unexplained liver inflammation in children.
'A crutch to continue to prejudice': Montreal's LGBTQ community fears stigma from monkeypox
News/Canada/Montreal: Quebec health officials have confirmed two cases of monkeypox in the province and are investigating 20 suspected cases. Since many of those are tied to men who have sex with men, Montreal's LGBTQ community is worried about the social impact of the virus.
Canada investigating 'a couple dozen' suspected monkeypox cases: Tam
News/Politics: Canada's chief public health officer said Friday provincial health authorities are investigating "a couple dozen" people who may be infected with monkeypox — and most of the specimens under review are from Quebec, where two cases were already confirmed this week.