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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.

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.

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