A monkeypox vaccine has been approved for use in Europe. The European Medicines Agency gave Bavarian Nordic the thumbs-up to market its Imvanex vaccine as protection against the virus. (Reuters)

Indiana may ban abortion at a special session of the state legislature. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to join Indiana lawmakers to discuss the potential limitations on reproductive rights. (NPR)

A new theory may explain a rash of puzzling pediatric hepatitis cases. Two studies suggest that children who have developed the disease may have been co-infected with two different viruses. (STAT)

North Korea is pushing herbal medicines to fight COVID-19. The country reported fewer than 200 daily fever cases amid its first domestic outbreak and said its traditional Koryo herbal medicines are curing patients. (ABC News)

Two children have been diagnosed with monkeypox in the U.S. After the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency over the weekend, a toddler and an infant tested positive for the virus. (AP)