Day: July 30, 2022

Environment News

UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

The resolution, based on a similar text adopted last year by the Human Rights Council, calls upon States, international organisations, and business enterprises to scale up efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all.  The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, welcomed the ‘historic’ decision and said the landmark development demonstrates that Member States can come together in […]

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USA Health News

NY declares state disaster emergency for monkeypox outbreak

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul late Friday declared New York’s rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak a state disaster emergency as authorities raced to distribute vaccines to curb the virus’ spread. The measure comes as New York’s monkeypox infection count approached nearly 1,400 cases, with most infections in New York City, which is the epicenter of the […]

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