Health

Conjoined Syrian twins underwent a seven-hour long surgery to be separated by a medical team in the Saudi capital on Thursday.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said 'we cannot simply carry on as we did before' as he opened the UN agency's annual assembly in Geneva.
In 2022, at least 212 people were infected while 27 died, according to ministry spokesman Saif al-Badr.
The number of confirmed Hepatitis A cases has exceeded 106 in the Masyaf area of Syria's Hama province, regime health authorities have said.
Over 1 million polio vaccines have been destroyed in Darfur as a result of looting, according to UNICEF.
The logo of the World Health Organization near the agency's Geneva headquarters
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: 'We are also concerned that those occupying the lab could be accidentally exposed to pathogens stored there.'
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Only 16 percent of health facilities were functioning in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
Mpox – which spreads via close contact and tends to cause flu-like symptoms and pus-filled skin lesions – was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization in July 2022. The organisation maintained its alert in November.
The 56-year-old Chinese woman was the third person known to have been infected with the H3N8 subtype of avian influenza, the World Health Organization said late on Tuesday.
Healthcare services in the Palestinian territories have suffered greatly as a result of Israeli occupation and siege and insufficient funding.