Virginia has its first possible monkeypox case State and Regional News

Virginia has its first possible case of monkeypox in the state. In a Thursday release, the Virginia Department of Health announced that the initial testing was conducted in its state lab, but the agency awaits official confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient is a woman from Northern Virginia who had … Read more

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

Tokyo – President Biden said Monday the US would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, one of the most forceful and overt statements of American government support for Taiwan in decades. Mr. Biden said the burden to protect the self-governed island was “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Speaking at a joint … Read more

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

Tokyo – President Biden said Monday the US would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, one of the most forceful and overt statements of American government support for Taiwan in decades. Mr. Biden said the burden to protect the self-governed island was “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Speaking at a joint … Read more

Belgium becomes first country to introduce compulsory monkeypox quarantine

Belgium has become the first country to introduce a compulsory 21-day monkeypox quarantine – as 14 countries now confirm outbreaks of the viral disease and doctors warn of a ‘significant rise’ in UK cases Those who contract the virus will now have to self-isolate for three weeks, Belgian health authorities have said, after three cases … Read more