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Small Business Owners On The Edge of COVID Wait Years For Help

A series of Small Business Administration programs were supposed to keep small businesses afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. But many who applied for the loans and targeted advances found themselves waiting years for help, even as their businesses crumbled around them.

Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step—Not A Reason For Panic

Green and red cellular illustration of monkeypox

On July 23, 2022, the director-general of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. “This decision by the WHO, though it may sound ominous, is not a sign of bad things to come. Rather, it is a way to prevent monkeypox from becoming a global crisis,” Global health expert Kathryn H. Jacobsen writes, who doesn’t think most people should worry about monkeypox.