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WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency
Europe · Geneva

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

45% Center coverage: 371 sources
The World Health Organization said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now qualifies as a global emergency, a declaration Saturday that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines. Although monkeypox has been established in parts of central and west Africa for decades, it was not known to spark large outbreaks beyond the continent or to spread widely among people until May, when authorities detected dozens of epidemics in Europe, North America and elsewhere.See the Story
South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine
World · Johannesburg

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

50% Right coverage: 14 sources
A patient who had received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has died after developing Guillain-Barr syndrome (GBS) and a prolonged hospital stay. GBS has been identified before as a possible side-effect of the vaccine. It has also been identified as a post-infection complication.See the Story
Man dies after drinking an entire bottle of Jägermeister to win R200 in tavern
Business · Limpopo

Man dies after drinking an entire bottle of Jägermeister to win R200 in tavern

46% Right coverage: 11 sources
A man died at Mashamba Village, in Limpopo, after participating in a drinking competition for a cash prize of R200. In a video, the man is seen downing a bottle of Jagermeister, without pausing, as people around him clap and cheer. He drank the whole bottle, without a single break, in under two minutes before passing out.See the Story

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