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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.

Life & Style - Health
7/3/2022 10:38:08 AM
British monkeypox patients are exhibiting symptoms that differ from previous outbreaks, the first study examining UK cases said , leading researchers to call for the definition of the disease to be updated.

Life & Style - Health
7/1/2022 5:11:18 PM
The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

World - Africa
7/1/2022 4:21:20 PM
Health authorities in Africa say they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak there as an emergency and are calling on rich countries to share the world's limited supply of vaccines in an effort to avoid the glaring equity problems seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
6/29/2022 8:01:46 PM
The World Health Organization on Wednesday appealed for vigilance to ensure monkeypox does not spread among more vulnerable groups, such as children.

Life & Style - Health
6/23/2022 11:45:38 AM
Monkeypox may soon have a new name after scientists called for a change to dispel stereotypes of Africa being seen as a crucible of disease.

World - International
6/22/2022 12:29:09 PM
South Korea reported its first imported cases of monkeypox Wednesday, becoming the latest of some 40 countries -- and the first in East Asia -- to have identified the disease.

World - International
6/21/2022 10:58:37 PM
France has detected 277 cases of monkeypox, health authorities said Tuesday, including the first case in the country of a woman contracting the virus.

World - Region
6/20/2022 4:01:10 PM
Lebanon's Health Ministry reported on Monday the first monkeypox case in the country, noting that the patient's condition is stable.

World - International
6/15/2022 8:51:56 PM
Governments, health partners and civil society need to act together with urgency to keep monkeypox at bay in the European region, Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization's (WHO) regional director for Europe, said here on Wednesday.

World - International
6/14/2022 9:12:04 PM
The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

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