Monkeypox

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Monkeypox infection Another great imitator

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared monkeypox a ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Kerala reports India’s first monkeypox-related death

Indian state of Kerala has reported the first monkeypox-related death in the country. 

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Monkeypox: Spain, Brazil report first deaths outside Africa

Spain and Brazil reported their first monkeypox-related deaths on Friday, marking what are thought to be the first fatalities linked to the current outbreak outside of Africa.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

EU approves monkeypox vaccine

Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic (BAVA.CO) said on Monday the European Commission had given permission for its Imvanex vaccine to be marketed as protection against monkeypox, as recommended last week by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Man with no foreign travel history tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi

A 34-year-old man in Delhi with no history of foreign travel has tested positive for monkeypox virus, making it the fourth case of the infection in India and the first in the national capital.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Monkeypox: India orders health screening of international travellers

After the second case of Monkeypox was reported, the Indian Health Ministry today (July 18, 2022) ordered strict enforcement of health screening of international travellers arriving in the country’s airports and ports.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

India reports 2nd case of monkeypox

India today reported its second confirmed case of monkeypox when a 31-year-old man who came from Dubai last week was diagnosed with the infection, just three days after the first case came to the fore.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Singapore confirms imported monkeypox case

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an imported case of monkeypox here.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

India returnee with "monkeypox symptoms" sent to Jashore hospital

A man was sent to Jashore General Hospital with suspected symptoms of monkeypox, on return from India yesterday (June 10, 2022).

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Turkish passenger at Dhaka airport shows monkeypox symptoms

A 32-year-old Turkish citizen was sent to the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Mohakhali area this noon as health officials identified monkeypox symptoms on him during passenger screening at Dhaka airport.