Egypt Mandates Virus Vaccinations for Government Workers

The Egyptian government will soon oblige public personnel to present their vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test weekly before accessing their places of employment. The mandate is an attempt to rapidly increase the country’s immunization rate, which is now …

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New Delta COVID-19 Virus Mutation Reported in the UK

The UK government is monitoring a new mutation of the Delta COVID-19 strain called AY.4.2 or “Delta Plus.” According to the UK Health Security Agency’s report, 6% of Covid local cases that have been genetically sequenced were identified as AY.4.2. …

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WHO Honors ‘Mother’ of Modern Medicine Henrietta Lacks

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Oct. 13 honored Henrietta Lacks whose cells, which were taken without her knowledge or consent, led to crucial medical research worldwide. “In honoring Henrietta Lacks, WHO acknowledges the importance of reckoning with past scientific …

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