1. PhotoFrancesco Vaia, the director of a hospital in Rome where three cases of monkeypox have been confirmed and isolated, conducts a news conference on Friday.
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    What Is Monkeypox?

    There have been dozens of cases reported in recent weeks among populations not typically vulnerable to the disease.


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    How to Master the Push-Up

    With proper technique, you can get the most out of this simple, yet powerful exercise.


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The Covid-19 Pandemic

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  1. PhotoA worker disinfected a dining room at a sanitation-supplies factory in Pyongyang on Monday.
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    North Korea’s Covid outbreak continues to spread.

    According to state media, nearly 1.5 million people have presented with a fever, and 56 have died, in what the country claimed was its first outbreak of the pandemic.