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Monkeypox spread declared global emergency

The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the global spread of monkeypox a ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’, one level below the pandemic status assigned to Covid-19. There have now been 16,000 cases recorded in 75 countries, WHO Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. The monkeypox outbreak, which began among …

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India reports first case of monkeypox

India has reported its first monkeypox case as the World Health Organization (WHO) plans to convene an emergency meeting over the global outbreak next week. The patient is a 35-year-old man who had returned from the UAE to the southern Indian state of Kerala on July 12, Veena George, the …

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WHO issues fresh warning over monkeypox

Monkeypox cases have tripled in Europe over the past two weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Friday, warning that “urgent and coordinated action” is required. According to the WHO’s regional director for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, monkeypox cases have been reported in six new countries and areas since …

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WHO issues monkeypox threat report

The World Health Organization has stopped short of raising alert over the widening monkeypox outbreak to the highest-possible level during an emergency committee meeting on Saturday, even as the head of the UN watchdog, Tedros Ghebreyesus, called it “clearly an evolving health threat.” “I am deeply concerned by the spread …

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Monkeypox to get rebranded, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with “partners and experts” to produce a new name for the monkeypox virus, the head of the UN watchdog, Tedros Ghebreyesus, announced Tuesday. The international body is also considering raising its monkeypox alert to the highest level possible. “WHO is also working with …

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Top health official comments on how monkeypox spreads

The monkeypox virus can spread through the air, but only if “close, sustained face-to-face contact” is maintained, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told reporters on Friday. With the disease spreading predominantly among gay men, СDС Director Rochelle Walensky, cautioned doctors not to mistake …

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UK upgrades monkeypox threat

The monkeypox threat level has been ramped up in the UK and it is set to be listed as a “notifiable disease” in law starting from June 8, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) announced on Tuesday. The move means doctors in England will have to notify local authorities when …

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CDC says 2 distinct outbreaks driving monkeypox cases

The monkeypox virus is slowly spreading through two separate outbreaks in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, citing genetic sequencing. Cases worldwide surpassed 700 this week, many spotted in Europe among recent travelers to Africa or their contacts. During a Friday press briefing, the head …

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Monkeypox cases ‘just tip of iceberg’ – WHO

The hundreds of cases of monkeypox that have been diagnosed in the past month across Europe, North and South America, Israel, the UAE and Australia may be just “the tip of the iceberg,” WHO Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Prevention chief Sylvie Briand warned on Friday during a press briefing. …

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No need for mass vaccination against monkeypox – WHO

There is no need for mass vaccination against monkeypox but contact tracing and isolation remain essential to contain the outbreak, Rosamund Lewis, the head of the World Health Organization’s smallpox department, said on Friday. During a briefing in Geneva, Lewis said that, according to the latest advice from WHO, only …

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