monkeypox virus

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Los Angeles reports 2nd US monkeypox death

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health said on Monday it had confirmed the area's first death due to monkeypox, saying the individual was severely immunocompromised and had been hospitalised.

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’.

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

First monkeypox case reported in Japan

Japan yesterday confirmed its first case of monkeypox, detected in a man in his 30s who had travelled overseas, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Time to take precautions against Monkeypox

Early measures would go a long way in preventing another outbreak

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022
WHO

Monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency

The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak, which has affected nearly 16,000 people in 72 countries, to be a global health emergency -- the highest alarm it can sound.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

No monkeypox case detected in Bangladesh yet, BSMMU says

No monkeypox case has been detected in Bangladesh yet, Dr Md Sharfuddin Ahmed, vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) said today.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

No evidence monkeypox virus has mutated: WHO

The World Health Organization does not have evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior executive at the UN agency said on Monday, noting the infectious disease that is endemic in west and central Africa has tended not to change.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

UN says some media coverage of monkeypox stigmatises Africans, LGBTI people

The United Nations’ Aids agency has called some reporting on the monkeypox virus racist and homophobic, warning of exacerbating stigma and undermining the response to the growing outbreak.