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Egypt - Health
1/25/2023 10:46:52 PM
Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Wednesday that more than 40 million citizens have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus in Egypt so far.

Egypt - Health
12/12/2022 11:00:07 AM
The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Monday that it had detected the country’s fourth positive case of monkeypox (Mpox) in a person who was in contact with the previously infected individual.

Egypt - Health
12/8/2022 9:31:59 PM
The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed the detection of a new positive case of monkeypox infection in Egypt of a patient aged 39.

World - Africa
12/1/2022 3:22:58 PM
Africa's top public health body says the continent is set to receive its first batch of mpox vaccines as a donation from South Korea.

Life & Style - Health
11/28/2022 4:11:11 PM
The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Life & Style - Health
11/3/2022 10:49:08 AM
People with monkeypox can spread the virus up to four days before symptoms appear, with more than half of transmissions potentially taking place during this period, a UK study estimated.

Life & Style - Health
11/1/2022 9:31:29 PM
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that its emergency committee had determined that monkeypox should continue to be classified as a global health emergency.

World - International
10/12/2022 7:53:45 PM
Case numbers in the global monkeypox outbreak have now topped 70,000, the WHO announced Wednesday as it warned that declining new cases did not mean people should drop their guard.

World - International
10/10/2022 12:50:39 PM
Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week.

Egypt - Health
9/27/2022 12:03:19 PM
Egypt has detected its second monkeypox case in a citizen from an Arab country who came from abroad to the country, the Ministry of Health and Population announced on Tuesday, adding that the patient has been quarantined in an isolation hospital.

World - International
9/16/2022 4:13:33 PM
China recorded its first case of monkeypox on Friday in a person who had recently entered the country, officials said

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/16/2022 3:24:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the Health Ministry’s readiness to detect and treat monkeypox.

Egypt - Health
9/14/2022 8:56:09 PM
The sole monkeypox case detected in Egypt last week arrived from Spain and the people who came in contact with the carrier have been put under observation for 21 days, but none have shown symptoms so far, Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
9/14/2022 7:01:56 PM
With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

Egypt - Health
9/8/2022 2:40:00 AM
Egypt has detected its first monkeypox case in a 42-year-the old Egyptian who has residency in a European country and frequently visits it, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday adding that the patient has been quarantined in an isolation-designated hospital.

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.

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