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The Naked Absurdity of Global Public Health

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Opinion | Something is fundamentally wrong with global public health. More accurately, something is fundamentally wrong with the mindset of global health professionals, particularly those in positions of leadership. It has become normal to speak, repeat, and defend complete absurdity, as if illusions and fantasies are real. There are no sanctions for operating in this […]

WHO to Rename Monkeypox Virus to Prevent Stigma Associated with the Virus

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On June 14, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it would rename the monkeypox virus after a group of scientists expressed the opinion that the name “monkeypox” is stigmatizing.1 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the WHO, said that the United Nations organization is working with partners and the scientific community around […]

More Monkeypox Cases Identified as Roche is Ready With PCR Tests

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There had been 584 confirmed cases of monkeypox virus in 26 countries as of May 31, 2022.1 The largest outbreak is in the United Kingdom where 190 people are infected with the virus, followed by Spain with 132 people infected, and Portugal with 100 people infected. Before this year, monkeypox in humans was thought to […]

Doc Who Caught Monkeypox Says He Got ‘Nasty’ Blisters

Doc Who Caught Monkeypox Says He Got ‘Nasty’ Blisters

He’s one of the few Americans who has ever contracted monkeypox. I started feeling uncomfortable, feverish, nausea and lightheadedness. Almost like a flu coming on. If that sounds a lot like COVID, you’re right. But Dr. Kurt Zesky says he quickly broke out in painful, nasty blisters and sores all over his body. I also […]

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