WHO renamed monkeypox after experts said name could be ‘stigmatising’

The World Health Organization is to rename the increasingly spreading monkeypox virus after a group of scientists claimed the name could be ‘stigmatising’. “WHO is also working with partners and experts around the world to change the name of the monkeypox virus,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on Tuesday. . … Read more

America recorded 16 cases of monkeypox last weekend, bringing the total to 65

America recorded 16 cases of monkeypox last weekend, bringing the total to 65 as the outbreak hits the seventeenth state of Ohio Health officials have revealed the updated tally which covers the weekend until 2 p.m. Monday Cases have been reported in six states, most in the national hotspot of California Ohio also reported its … Read more

Disney/Pixar’s EXCLUSIVE ‘Lightyear’ Starring Same-Sex Couple Won’t Play In 14 Countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to secure permission to show its new Pixar film “Lightyear” in 14 countries across the Middle East and Asia , a source said on Monday, and the anime film seemed unlikely to open in China, the world’s biggest film market. A “Lightyear” … Read more

Philip Baker Hall, of “Hard Eight”, “Seinfeld”, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Baker Hall, the prolific film and theater actor who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s early films and who memorably tracked down a long-awaited library book in “Seinfeld,” is deceased. He was 90 years old. Holly Wolfle Hall, the actor’s wife of nearly 40 years, said Monday that Hall died Sunday … Read more

Dollar up as risky assets fall; yen rebounds from 1998 lows

Dollar index up 0.4%; all eyes on Wednesday’s Fed decision Bitcoin down 20% NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) – The safe-haven dollar hit a fresh four-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, buoyed by fears of a global economic slowdown and bets on big interest rate hikes. interest by the US Federal Reserve. … Read more