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Indonesia to Brief Media on First Confirmed Monkeypox Case
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Indonesia to Brief Media on First Confirmed Monkeypox Case

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's health ministry will hold a virtual news conference on Saturday to announce the country's first confirmed monkeypox case, according to an invitation send by the ministry to Reuters.The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. (1000 GMT). Neighbouring Singapore reported its first case of monkeypox last month.(Reporting by Stefanno Sulaiman; Editing by William Mallard)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.Political Cartoons on World Leaders Source link
A Broadway show will offer select ‘mask required’ performances.
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A Broadway show will offer select ‘mask required’ performances.

Could audiences for shows, concerts and other indoor events soon have the option to attend select performances where masks are required as a COVID-19 safety protocol? That’s the question some in the entertainment world are asking in light of the announcement that producers of “The Kite Runner,” a Broadway play based on the novel of the same name, are instituting the mask requirement for all Friday-night performances, starting Aug. 19. During the rest of the week, attendees will have the choice to go mask-free. In effect, the show, which was initially mask-optional for all performances when it opened last month, is now opting for a hybrid approach. “We said, ‘Let’s give it a try,’” said producer Victoria Lang, adding that initial response from ticket ...