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US Declares Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Outbreak

US Declares Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Outbreak

The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which may cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like bumps on many parts of the body.

05 August 2022
Monkeypox: Centre Holds High-Level Meeting With Expert Panel Amid Rising Cases In India

Monkeypox: Centre Holds High-Level Meeting With Expert Panel Amid Rising Cases In India

India has so far reported nine cases of monkeypox including one death. This is a technical meeting to revisit the existing guidelines, an official said.

04 August 2022

Health Ministry Releases Dos And Don'ts To Prevent Contracting Monkeypox

Defining contacts, the guidelines stated that a contact is defined as a person who, in the period beginning with the onset of the source case’s first...

70 Isolation Rooms Set Up Across Six Hospitals, 20 At LNJP To Fight Monkeypox In Delhi

70 Isolation Rooms Set Up Across Six Hospitals, 20 At LNJP To Fight Monkeypox In Delhi

Two suspected cases of monkeypox are also admitted in the LNJP Hospital presently, while the west Delhi man who was the first reported case of the viral...

02 August 2022

Delhi Reports Third Monkeypox Patient As Foreign National Tests Positive

The latest Monkeypox case in Delhi is the eighth Monekypox patient confirmed so far in India. One death has also been reported.

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02 August 2022
Delhi's First Monkeypox Patient Discharged From Hospital: Officials

Delhi's First Monkeypox Patient Discharged From Hospital: Officials

Fourteen of his contacts, including the doctor who first treated him, were quarantined but none of them developed symptoms, officials said.


02 August 2022
Monekypox In India: Kerala Reports Fifth Case, Cases Reported In Rajasthan, Delhi

Monekypox In India: Kerala Reports Fifth Case, Cases Reported In Rajasthan, Delhi

A 20-year-old, exhibiting symptoms of the disease, has been admitted to a government hospital in Rajasthan and his samples have been sent to the National...


01 August 2022
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai Calls 'Important Meet' To Review Monkeypox Situation After Death In Kerala

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai Calls 'Important Meet' To Review Monkeypox Situation After Death In Kerala

A 22-year-old man suspected to have Monkeypox died in Kerala on Saturday. PTI reports that his Monkeypox test results have come as positive.


31 July 2022
Experts Allay Fears Over Monkeypox, Say Virus Can Spread Regardless Of Sexual Orientation

Experts Allay Fears Over Monkeypox, Say Virus Can Spread Regardless Of Sexual Orientation

Experts said the monkeypox outbreak is already stigmatising the LGBTQ community and people who developed fever and are scared to go for a medical test.


31 July 2022
New York City Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency

New York City Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organisation declared monkeypox a global health emergency on July 23 and San Francisco's mayor on Thursday announced a state of emergency over...


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30 July 2022
Spain Reports 2nd Death From Monkeypox

Spain Reports 2nd Death From Monkeypox

The monkeypox virus has claimed another life in Spain.


28 July 2022
Task Force To Be Set Up To Provide Guidance To Government On Tackling Monkeypox

Task Force To Be Set Up To Provide Guidance To Government On Tackling Monkeypox

India has so far reported four cases of monkeypox, with three from Kerala and one from Delhi.


28 July 2022
WHO Chief Advises Reducing Sex Partners To Avoid Monkeypox

WHO Chief Advises Reducing Sex Partners To Avoid Monkeypox

The UN health agency has warned that the disease could be more severe in vulnerable populations like children or pregnant women.


27 July 2022
21-Day Isolation, Keeping Lesions Fully Covered: Centre's Guidelines For Monkeypox Patients

21-Day Isolation, Keeping Lesions Fully Covered: Centre's Guidelines For Monkeypox Patients

The Delhi government has directed its hospitals and 11 revenue districts to follow the guidelines.


27 July 2022
EU Health Commissioner Urges Reinforced Monkeypox Action

EU Health Commissioner Urges Reinforced Monkeypox Action

To date, monkeypox deaths have only been reported in Africa, where a more dangerous version of the virus is spreading, mainly in Nigeria and Congo.


27 July 2022
Monkeypox Suspect Admitted To Delhi Hospital Had Travelled Aborad: Sources

Monkeypox Suspect Admitted To Delhi Hospital Had Travelled Aborad: Sources

The samples of the suspected patient, who has rashes and lesions, has been sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune.


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27 July 2022
Why Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step, Not A Reason For Panic

Why Declaring Monkeypox A Global Health Emergency Is A Preventative Step, Not A Reason For Panic

After the monkeypox emergency committee met for the second time, on July 21, 2022, it released a report stating that the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox...


26 July 2022
One Contact Of Delhi Monkeypox Patient Has Complained Of Body Ache, Being Monitored: Sources

One Contact Of Delhi Monkeypox Patient Has Complained Of Body Ache, Being Monitored: Sources

Vitals of the Monkeypox patient in Delhi are stable but his lesions will take at least a week to recover. He is admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital.


25 July 2022
Delhi's Monkeypox Patient Doing Fine, Say Sources: LG Urges People Not To Panic

Delhi's Monkeypox Patient Doing Fine, Say Sources: LG Urges People Not To Panic

Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with symptoms similar to those seen in the past in smallpox patients, although it is...


25 July 2022
Telangana Minister Claims State 'Fully Prepared' To Tackle Monkeypox Outbreak

Telangana Minister Claims State 'Fully Prepared' To Tackle Monkeypox Outbreak

Telangana Health Minister T Harish Rao has said that the state government is taking measures to tackle a possible monkeypox outbreak.


25 July 2022
Congress Urges Delhi Government To Trace Infection Source Of Monkeypox Patient

Congress Urges Delhi Government To Trace Infection Source Of Monkeypox Patient

The Congress party in Delhi has urged the city government to take necessary measures and trace the source of infection of the first monkeypox case in the...


24 July 2022
Suspected Case Of Monkeypox Found In Telangana

Suspected Case Of Monkeypox Found In Telangana

A 40-year-old man in Telangana who started showing symptoms of the Monkeypox disease has been shifted to a government hospital.


24 July 2022
Monkeypox Patient In Delhi Stable, Had Painful Lesions: Report

Monkeypox Patient In Delhi Stable, Had Painful Lesions: Report

The Monkeypox patient in Delhi, India's fourth confirmed case and Delhi's first, had no foreign travel history but he did travel to Himachal Pradesh.


24 July 2022
Monkeypox In India: Centre Holds High-Level Meeting As Tally Mounts

Monkeypox In India: Centre Holds High-Level Meeting As Tally Mounts

Monkeypox In India: Sources said the meeting was chaired by the Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) and attended by officials from the Health...


24 July 2022
Explained: India's Fourth Monkeypox Case, The Government Response, And Can It Become A Pandemic

Explained: India's Fourth Monkeypox Case, The Government Response, And Can It Become A Pandemic

Experts have said there is no need to panic as Monkeypox is not expected to become a pandemic like Covid-19 as the two diseases work differently.


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