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World - International
6/9/2022 9:38:35 AM
The risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real, the WHO warned Wednesday, with more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries.

World - Region
6/2/2022 4:46:11 PM
Morocco confirmed Thursday its first case of the monkeypox virus, with the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Protection saying that the case was most likely imported from abroad.

Life & Style - Health
6/2/2022 3:09:45 PM
The WHO said Wednesday that hundreds of monkeypox cases have surfaced beyond the African countries where the disease is typically found, warning the virus has likely been spreading under the radar.

World - Region
6/2/2022 12:43:43 PM
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced four new cases of Monkeypox, in line with the UAE health authorities' policy on the early detection and monitoring of the disease, the UAE news agency WAM reported.

World - Africa
6/1/2022 1:59:19 PM
As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades.

World - Africa
5/30/2022 10:42:01 PM
Nine people have died of monkeypox in Congo in 2022 while Nigeria has recorded its first death from the disease this year, the countries' health authorities said, even as at least 20 countries continue to grapple with sudden outbreaks not seen in years.

World - International
5/30/2022 8:43:47 PM
The World Health Organization's top monkeypox expert said she doesn't expect the hundreds of cases reported to date to turn into another pandemic, but acknowledged there are still many unknowns about the disease, including how exactly it's spreading and whether the suspension of mass smallpox immunization decades ago may somehow be speeding its transmission.

Life & Style - Health
5/28/2022 2:46:05 PM
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as ``containable'' and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.

Life & Style - Health
5/27/2022 5:07:28 PM
Argentina reported Latin America's first confirmed case of the monkeypox virus on Friday in a man who recently travelled to Spain.

World - International
5/26/2022 10:39:12 PM
The EU is working on centralizing purchases of vaccines and treatments for monkeypox, with details to be agreed in the "coming days," the European Commission told AFP on Thursday.

Egypt - Health
5/26/2022 12:07:08 PM
Egypt has contacted a number of companies to obtain raw materials required to manufacture the monkeypox drugs and to import PCR test kits to detect the virus, Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Wednesday.

World - Region
5/24/2022 6:44:19 PM
Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates detected on Tuesday the country's first case of the monkeypox virus in a young woman who traveled from West Africa.

World - International
5/23/2022 8:37:03 PM
The monkeypox outbreaks in non-endemic countries can be contained and human-to-human transmission of the virus stopped, the World Health Organization said Monday.

World - International
5/23/2022 5:12:08 PM
The EU health agency ECDC said Monday the risk that the rare disease monkeypox would spread among the general population was "very low," but high for certain groups.

World - International
5/22/2022 2:01:35 PM
President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something ``to be concerned about.''

World - International
5/22/2022 12:42:52 PM
Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
5/22/2022 12:12:57 PM
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America.

Egypt - Health
5/21/2022 6:40:17 PM
Egypt has not detected any suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox, a rare viral infection, the Ministry of Health and Population has said.

World - International
5/20/2022 3:49:16 PM
Massachusetts health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a single case of monkeypox in a patient who had recently travelled to Canada. Cases have also been reported in the United Kingdom and Europe.

World - International
5/20/2022 12:25:41 PM
France on Friday reported its first case of monkeypox, joining a number of other European and North American nations in detecting the disease endemic in parts of Africa.

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