WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globally

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – The World Health … Read more

Spain monkeypox cases tally reaches 31, mostly linked to sauna

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID/LISBON, May 20 (Reuters) – Health authorities in … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases in UK, Spain, Belgium France and North America cause still unclear WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases exceed 100, Germany says biggest ever in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to … Read more

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 US case of monkeypox infection

An electron microscopic (EM) image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical human skin sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak in this undated image obtained by Reuters on May 18, 2022. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now … Read more

Johnny Depp’s attorneys challenge Amber Heard on abuse claims

May 16 (Reuters) – Attorneys for actor Johnny Depp began their questioning of Amber Heard in the couple’s defamation trial on Monday and challenged the “Aquaman” star’s claims that she suffered physical abuse before and during their brief marriage. Depp’s attorneys introduced photographs of Heard making public appearances on red carpets and “The James Corden … Read more

US Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz, dumps campaign finance curb

WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions, striking down as a free speech violation part of a bipartisan 2002 law challenged by Republican Senator Ted Cruz that federal officials had touted as an anti-corruption safeguard . The justices, in a 6-3 ruling, found that a $250,000 … Read more

Accused NY subway shooter pleads not guilty to terrorism, weapons charges

Frank James, charged with last month’s mass shooting in a Brooklyn subway, is sworn in before pleading not guilty to terrorism and weapons charges in a courtroom in New York City, New York, US, May 13, 2022 in this courtroom sketch. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquitted of sexually assaulting woman in Boston

BOSTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Chef Mario Batali was acquitted on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing with her for fan “selfie” photos, with the judge doubting the credibility of the accuser in the latest # MeToo was a trial involving a US celebrity accused of misconduct … Read more

Biden says Fed targeting inflation, China tariffs could fall

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden, under pressure to tame high inflation, told Americans on Tuesday that he understands what they are grappling with and that he and the US Federal Reserve are working to solve the top issue weighing on his administration. “They’re frustrated,” Biden said of Americans paying more for … Read more

Ukraine says all women, children now evacuated from Mariupol steel mill

Women, children and elderly evacuated, deputy PM says Not clear if other civilians remain Russian forces try to storm Azovstal, Ukraine military says CIA director says Putin ‘doubling down’ on conflict WHO documents 200 attacks on healthcare facilities in Ukraine KYIV, May 7 (Reuters) – All women, children and elderly civilians have been evacuated from … Read more