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Bird flu: Brazil declares animal health emergency after several cases found
The country is the world's largest exporter of chicken meat, and wants to stop the virus spreading.
XBB.1.16: India hospitals on alert as Covid-19 cases rise
Experts have urged caution, but asked people not to panic as the new subvariant is not deadly.
Sergei Furgal: Former Russian regional governor jailed in murder cases
Sergei Furgal - who beat the Kremlin's preferred candidate in his region - is sentenced to 22 years.
How the Biden-Trump classified documents cases are different
There are some key differences between the two cases, which centre on their handling of secret files.
FBI warns of explosion in sextortion cases targeting teenagers
There has been a rise in cases of teenage boys being tricked into sending explicit pictures online.
China Covid: Record number of cases as virus surges nationwide
Residents in thousands of Beijing tower blocks are ordered to remain indoors as workplaces shut down.
China reports first Covid deaths in six months amid strict zero-cases policy
Three deaths have been reported in Beijing where cases have been rising despite China's strict zero-Covid policy.
Haiti cholera outbreak worsens as cases rise
There are now more than 700 confirmed cases and health officials are investigating another 7,000.
Cruise ship with 800 Covid cases docks in Sydney
The mass outbreak started to be detected on the Majestic Princess halfway through its 12-day voyage.
China Covid: Beijing eases some curbs despite rising cases
Mandatory quarantine is slightly reduced as public resentment bubbles away over the strict rules.
US hospital flu cases hit 10-year high as vaccinations fall
Five million fewer influenza doses have been administered this year to US adults than this time last year.
Florida flesh-eating illness cases spike after Hurricane Ian
Florida has recorded a record number of cases of the lethal bacteria that lurks in salty floodwaters.
Key cases to watch as US Supreme Court returns
Months after upending abortion rights, the Supreme Court returns for another term of high-profile cases.
Pakistan floods: Dengue cases soaring after record monsoon
Health officials warn of a looming crisis as deaths from dengue and other diseases rise by the day.
Bodies found in New Zealand auction suitcases were of two young children
The victims, thought to be aged up to 10, were found in suitcases bought at auction last week.
Marshall Islands: Covid-19 cases surge
Cases in the Marshall Islands have surged not long after the first community spread was confirmed.
US doctor issues warning of many undiagnosed polio cases
The New York State medic says there could be hundreds, or even thousands, of infected people there.
Covid in China: Million in lockdown in Wuhan after four cases
The city where Covid began is under partial lockdown for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
Monkeypox: CDC says US leads globally in most known cases
The rise in cases comes amid expanded testing in addition to the growing outbreak of the virus.
Monkeypox: US confirms first two cases in children
Children are at an elevated risk for severe monkeypox disease, but both children were "doing well".