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Monkeypox outbreak in US is bigger than the CDC reports.  Testing is 'abysmal'

Monkeypox outbreak in US is bigger than the CDC reports. Testing is ‘abysmal’

People line up outside of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on June 23, as the city makes vaccines available to residents possibly exposed to monkeypox. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images People line up outside of the New York City …

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Homophobic misinformation is making it harder to contain the spread of monkeypox

Homophobic misinformation is making it harder to contain the spread of monkeypox

That job is being made harder by false, often homophobic theories that are spreading on all major social media platforms, according to research carried out for MIT Technology Review by the Center for Countering Digital Hate. These false claims are making it harder to convince the public that monkeypox can affect everyone, and they could …

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The Download: Clearview AI's hefty fine, and countries' monkeypox preparation

The Download: Clearview AI’s hefty fine, and countries’ monkeypox preparation

Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI has been fined more than $10 million by the UK’s data protection watchdog for collecting the faces of UK citizens from the web and social media. The firm was also ordered to delete all of the data it holds on UK citizens. The move by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s …

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