Japan currently requires negative PCR test results within 72 hours of departure for all entrants.
Eight families fled the war and traveled 5,000 miles to Brazil to live in a town settled by Ukrainians over a century ago. The language and customs — and kindnesses — have eased their transition.
These undiagnosed infections could be a major factor in the rapid transmission of the omicron variant, the researchers said.
It's basically the same vaccine used against smallpox. Here's how it works — and whether researchers think it's playing a role in the fact that the current outbreak is starting to slow down.
That's how neuroscientist Meg Younger describes her team's findings about how skeeters hone in on human aromas. And that could lead to better ways to keep us bite- and disease-free.
Governments are watching lucrative alcohol tax revenues dry up, as people drink less. In Japan, a plan to counter that trend is running into controversy.
Back in 2017, a doctor in Nigeria noticed how fast a local outbreak of monkeypox was spreading. He tried unsuccessfully to warn the world that Nigeria's outbreak could spread globally.
Only one company makes the currently used monkeypox vaccine. Supply is limited in wealthy nations like the U.S. Less well-off nations, like Nigeria, where the outbreak began, have no vaccines at all.
William MacAskill's book, What We Owe the Future, urges today's humans to protect future humans — an idea he calls longtermism. Here are a few of his hardly modest proposals.
Subsequent variants of monkeypox will be named using Roman numerals for the clade, and lowercase letters for the subclade.