South Africa records first case of monkeypox; WHO meets emergency committee

Posted in: 06/23/2022 – 15:40 South Africa announced this Thursday (23) that it had registered a first case of monkeypox, which has already been detected in around forty countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee is meeting for the first time to decide whether the rise in cases constitutes an international public health emergency. … Read more

South Africa records first case of monkeypox; WHO meets emergency committee

Posted in: 06/23/2022 – 15:40 South Africa announced this Thursday (23) that it had registered a first case of monkeypox, which has already been detected in around forty countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee is meeting for the first time to decide whether the rise in cases constitutes an international public health emergency. … Read more

WHO defends investigation into lab accident theory of covid-19

JN / Agencies Today at 10:59 The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a thorough investigation into the hypothesis that covid-19 originated from a laboratory accident, a year after considering the possibility “extremely unlikely”. The stance signals a possible revision of the UN agency’s initial assessment of the origins of the pandemic and comes after … Read more

With more than 1,000 cases worldwide, the US health agency warns of monkeypox

+ Raising the alert to level 2 asks people to avoid close contact with sick people (Photo: unlisted, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the health of the United States, raised its alert to level 2 concerning the spread of monkeypoxand urged people to take extra precautions as … Read more

Monkeypox. “The situation is worrying” and requires “immediate action by countries”, warns the WHO

For Tarik Jasarevic, WHO spokesperson in Europe, “immediate action by countries is needed to control the potential for increased transmissibility” of the virus. Em statements to the spanish newspaper The world the manager, however, left a message of tranquility: “generally, monkeypox is not easily transmitted between peoplebecause it requires very close physical contact.” “This outbreak … Read more

Monkeypox “is worrying because it doesn’t follow typical patterns”

WHO warns: Monkeypox ‘is concerning because it does not follow typical patterns’ © SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett ForCaroline Rico May 25, 2022 • 11:36 a.m. Every day new countries report cases of monkeypox, leading to World Health Organization to leave an alert: “The situation is concerning because it does not follow the typical patterns that … Read more