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Monkeypox becomes ‘notifiable disease’

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Monkeypox has been designated as a ‘notifiable disease’ in England, meaning GPs and medics now have to alert local health authorities to suspected cases. So far 302 infections have been confirmed in the UK. The UKHSA said monkeypox doesn’t usually spread easily between people, and the overall risk to the UK population remains low.

To mark Ghostbusters Day 2022 we spoke to Christophe Paradis, animation supervisor from MPC (Moving Picture Company). Christophe played a big part in creating the graphics behind the ghosts on Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Surfers Against Sewage are warning water quality in our seas and rivers is being ruined by water companies discharging sewage. On World Ocean Day they’re calling for tougher powers to crackdown on sewage discharges.

Also in this episode:

  • New biodegradable gel could ‘repair damage caused by heart attack’
  • Red Panda is being driven closer to extinction
  • Summer Game Fest 2022: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare II teaser released today
  • Instagram now lets you ‘pin’ posts to your profile

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