Microscopic air pollution caused mostly by burning fossil fuels shortens lives worldwide by more than two years, researchers reported Tuesday.
Polluted air cuts global life expectancy by two years
Iran’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations blasted US "coercive measures" which severely affect health care systems of certain countries.
Iran: US ‘coercive measures’ harming countries’ health systems
Iran and Nigeria signed nine memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to expand their economic and trade ties.
Iran, Nigeria sign nine MoUs to boost economic, trade ties
China on Friday attacked the theory that the coronavirus pandemic may have originated as a leak from a Chinese laboratory as a politically motivated lie, after the World Health Organization recommended in its strongest terms yet that a deeper probe is needed into whether a lab accident may be to blame.
China calls COVID ‘lab leak’ theory a lie after WHO report
The Chinese capital extended its work-from-home requirement for many of its 22 million residents to stem a COVID-19 outbreak, while Shanghai deployed more testing and curbs to hold on to its hard-won "zero COVID" status after two months of lockdown.
Beijing extends work-from-home 'requirement' for millions as COVID spreads
Shanghai reopened a small part of the world's longest subway system on Sunday after some lines had been closed for almost two months, as the city paves the way for a more complete lifting of its painful COVID-19 lockdown next week.
Shanghai reopens some public transport, still on high COVID alert
The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe.
WHO holds emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe
The cost of life-saving treatment for the most severely malnourished children is set to jump by up to 16% due to Russia's military operation in Ukraine and pandemic disruptions, according to the United Nations' children's agency.
U.N. warns of 'catastrophic' child malnutrition due to price hikes, Ukraine war

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