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Monkeypox outbreak won't lead to another pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside Africa will lead to a pandemic, an official said on Monday, adding it remains unclear if infected people who are not displaying symptoms can transmit the disease.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Turkish passenger with rashes not a monkeypox case

The Turkish citizen, who was sent to a Dhaka hospital earlier this noon with rashes on his body, is not a monkeypox case, health officials said.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Monkeypox outbreak won't lead to another pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside Africa will lead to a pandemic, an official said on Monday, adding it remains unclear if infected people who are not displaying symptoms can transmit the disease.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

What you need to know about monkeypox

According to the BBC, over 80 cases of monkeypox have been verified in at least 12 countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Italy, and Sweden recently. The situation is evolving and the World Health Organisation (WHO) expects there will be more cases of monkeypox identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries. Immediate actions focus on informing those who may be most at risk for monkeypox infection with accurate information, in order to stop further spread.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

WHO calls emergency meeting as 100 monkeypox cases detected in Europe

The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after more than 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Good news: Smallpox vaccine 85% effective in preventing monkeypox

Several cases of monkeypox have been detected in North America and Europe since early May, sparking concern that the disease, endemic in parts of Africa, is spreading.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

7 monkeypox cases confirmed in Spain as European outbreak grows

Health officials in Spain reported seven cases of monkeypox and Portugal updated its number of confirmed cases to 14 Thursday as an outbreak of a viral disease typically limited to Africa expanded in Europe.