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World - International
8/31/2022 8:16:42 PM
More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed Wednesday, but transmission is slowing in the virus hotspots of Europe and the United States.

World - International
8/25/2022 1:49:40 PM
The number of monkeypox cases reported globally dropped by 21% in the last week, reversing a month-long trend of rising infections and a possible signal the outbreak in Europe may be starting to decline, according to a World Health Organization report issued Thursday.

Egypt - Health
8/18/2022 9:19:12 PM
Health Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar announced on Thursday that Egypt has managed to fully vaccinate 50 million people against the coronavirus nationwide, which is 78 percent of the target population.

Life & Style - Health
8/18/2022 11:25:46 AM
Studies are under way to see whether genetic changes in the monkeypox virus are driving the rapid spread of the disease, the World Health Organization told AFP.

World - International
8/16/2022 10:24:38 PM
Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.

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.

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