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World - International
8/15/2022 5:41:06 PM
British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country ``shows signs of slowing'' but that it's still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

Life & Style - Health
8/14/2022 12:24:27 PM
The World Health Organization says it’s holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

World - International
8/13/2022 5:09:18 PM
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World - International
8/10/2022 9:20:39 PM
Since May, nearly 90 countries have reported more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox.

World - International
8/8/2022 5:27:22 PM
After news broke that the U.S. declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency, friends and family started asking me, an infectious disease epidemiologist, if monkeypox is about to begin causing widespread death and chaos. I assured them that Aug. 4, 2022, public health emergency declaration is about government resource allocation.

World - Region
8/4/2022 10:46:59 PM
The United States on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that should free up new funds, assist in data gathering and allow the deployment of additional personnel in the fight against the disease.

World - International
8/1/2022 7:10:21 PM
Indian authorities reported Asia's first possible monkeypox fatality on Monday after the death of a man who recently returned from United Arab Emirates testing positive.

World - International
7/31/2022 4:13:16 PM
Officials in New York City declared a public health emergency due to the spread of the monkeypox virus Saturday, calling the city ``the epicenter'' of the outbreak.

World - International
7/30/2022 2:51:01 PM
Moves by rich countries to buy large quantities of monkeypox vaccine, while declining to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more dangerous version of the disease and risk continued spillovers of the virus into humans, public health officials are warning.

World - International
7/30/2022 2:27:02 PM
The World Health Organization's European office said Saturday that more monkeypox-related deaths can be expected, following reports of the first fatalities outside Africa, while stressing that severe complications were still rare.

World - International
7/30/2022 2:26:31 PM
Spain on Saturday reported its second monkeypox-related death, one day after announcing what is believed to be the first fatality linked to the current outbreak in Europe.

World - International
7/28/2022 10:16:14 PM
The country's monkeypox outbreak can still be controlled and eliminated, US health officials said Thursday, despite rising case numbers and so-far limited vaccine supplies.

World - International
7/27/2022 8:57:16 PM
After weeks of delays, nearly 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for distribution, US health regulators said Wednesday.

Life & Style - Health
7/27/2022 2:48:59 PM
New York City asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday to rename the monkeypox virus to avoid stigmatizing patients who might then hold off on seeking care.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/27/2022 10:37:00 AM
Egypt is on alert for monkeypox, though no cases have yet been detected.

Life & Style - Health
7/25/2022 9:56:42 AM
The European Commission has approved a smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox after the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency, the Danish drugmaker that developed the jab said on Monday.

World - International
7/24/2022 4:45:39 PM
The White House said Sunday it was confident authorities could "eliminate" monkeypox from the United States by speeding up the rollout of vaccinations and treatment to combat the virus's spread.

World - International
7/23/2022 6:36:29 PM
The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an ``extraordinary'' situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines.

World - International
7/22/2022 2:28:58 PM
The European Medicines Agency said Friday that the smallpox vaccine made by Bavarian Nordic should also be authorized against monkeypox, as the outbreak of the once-rare disease continues to sicken people across the continent.

Life & Style - Health
7/18/2022 4:19:16 PM
Africa faces a growing threat from zoonotic diseases such as monkeypox, the WHO said, with the continent recording a 63-percent rise in such outbreaks over the past decade.

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