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The World Health Organization said that almost half of the deaths that until now had not been counted were in India. New Delhi says its death toll is almost 10 times lower than the UN body's figure of 4.7 million.

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Doctors and other healthcare professionals in northwest Syria told Amnesty that they were having to turn away people in desperate need of care after major donors slashed aid to Syria in 2021.
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The surge in hepatitis cases began in Scotland on 31 March and more than 100 of the 191 cases recorded so far were in the UK.
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The Hamas-run Health Ministry on Tuesday reported the first cases of children infected with severe acute hepatitis of unknown origins.
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Turkey lifted its rule of wearing masks in crowded locations indoors which is one of the last coronavirus restrictions the country has in place
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China's Beijing launched mass Covid-19 testing for almost all of its residents as authorities are increasingly struggling with the impact of strict zero-Covid protocols on the economy
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WHO has so far received reports of at least 169 cases of 'acute hepatitis of unknown origin' from a dozen countries which has led to the death of one child
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Authorities said the first deaths in Shanghai were three people aged 89 to 91, all of whom had underlying health issues and had not received Covid vaccines.
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Dhi Qar is a rural southern province known for rearing cattle, sheep and goats, all of which are potential carriers of the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, also known as Congo fever.
Covid-19 drop
The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that Covid-19 cases and deaths have continued to fall globally. However, they warned that the drop could be partly due to less testing.