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Discontinuation Of Small Pox Vaccine Might Have Helped In Resurgence Of Monkeypox Cases: Doctors

Noting that experts agree that the infection can occur through respiratory droplets from a close contact, Dr Sanghamitra Datta, author and senior consultant, Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram...

20 September 2022

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.

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 meets all the three criteria defining a PHEIC.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections Not Found In 5 Monkeypox Cases In Delhi, Says Study

Four cases had non-tender firm lymphadenopathy. No secondary complications or sexually transmitted infections were recorded in these cases except for Hepatitis B in one case.

31 August 2022

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.

Odisha Urges Districts To Keep Isolation Beds Ready For Monkeypox Cases

Following a handful of monkeypox cases springing up in the country, the Odisha government has urged all its district officials to make preparations for a monkeypox outbreak in the state beforehand.

26 July 2022

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


Kerala Issues SOP For Treatment, Isolation Of Monkeypox Cases

The Kerala government on Tuesday had started testing for monkeypox infection at the Alappuzha NIV with testing kits brought from Pune NIV.

20 July 2022

01 July 2022
WHO Says Monkeypox Cases In Europe Tripled In Last Two Weeks

WHO Says Monkeypox Cases In Europe Tripled In Last Two Weeks

About 10 per cent of patients were hospitalised for treatment or to be isolated, and one person was admitted to an intensive care unit. No deaths have been...