Farmers demand urgent action following outbreak

Farmers demand urgent action following outbreak

The confirmed outbreak of a highly-infectious disease on Australia’s doorstep should be a wake-up call for politicians, NSW Farmers says, with fears of economic catastrophe if it reaches out shores. NSW Farmers President James Jackson said the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia was far too close for …

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Singapore Reports 4,831 New COVID-19 Cases

Singapore Reports 4,831 New COVID-19 Cases

Of the new cases, 410 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 4,421 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health. Among the PCR cases, 394 were local transmissions and 16 were imported cases. Among the ART cases with mild …

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Hungary’s 1st Female President Takes Office

Hungary's 1st Female President Takes Office

Her predecessor, former head of state Janos Ader, greeted the new president at the entrance to the Sandor Palace, the residence of the Hungarian president. Ader and Novak marched together on the red carpet up to the entrance of the residence, where they entered together. The Parliament elected Novak as …

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WHO recommends highly successful COVID-19 therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator

WHO recommends highly successful COVID-19 therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator

Today, WHO made a strong recommendation for nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, sold under the name Paxlovid, for mild and moderate COVID-19 patients at highest risk of hospital admission, calling it the best therapeutic choice for high-risk patients to date. However, availability, lack of price transparency in bilateral deals made by the …

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