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Monkeypox infections rise 20% to over 35K cases, 12 deaths: WHO

Monkeypox infections rise 20% to over 35K cases, 12 deaths: WHO

🕔12:44, 18.Aug 2022

Geneva, Aug 18 (IANS) Monkeypox cases have seen an exponential jump of 20 per cent in the last week with more than 35,000 infections and 12 deaths reported from 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “Almost 7,500 cases

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US declares public health emergency over monkeypox

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox

🕔11:54, 5.Aug 2022

Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) The US government has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, more than a week after the World Health Organization qualified the outbreak as a global emergency. “We are prepared to take our response to the next

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Research underway to find vax against monkeypox: Adar Poonawalla

Research underway to find vax against monkeypox: Adar Poonawalla

🕔07:20, 3.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday said that research is underway to find a vaccine against monkeypox. Poonawalla has reportedly briefed the Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on the issue in a meeting

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Scientists have isolated monkeypox, possibility of developing vax: Mandaviya

Scientists have isolated monkeypox, possibility of developing vax: Mandaviya

🕔16:34, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday informed the Upper House that scientists have isolated the monkeypox virus and a vaccine, like that for Covid-19, might be developed. While replying to a question regarding the steps taken

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This RT-PCR test for monkeypox gives result in less than 50 minutes

This RT-PCR test for monkeypox gives result in less than 50 minutes

🕔19:17, 26.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Diagnostic company Genes2Me on Tuesday announced that they have developed a real-time PCR-based kit for monkeypox virus. The company claimed that its POX-Q Multiplexed RT-PCR kit produces results in less than 50 minutes with a high

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Explained: What is monkeypox, how does it spread, how to avoid

Explained: What is monkeypox, how does it spread, how to avoid

🕔11:22, 26.Jul 2022

Monkeypox virus, that has crossed over 16,000 cases worldwide, is now a declared public health emergency of international concern like Covid and polio. New Delhi, July 25 Monkeypox virus, that has crossed over 16,000 cases worldwide, is now a declared

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WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

🕔12:13, 24.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation on Saturday declared the monkeypox as public health emergency of international concern. The global health body said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now

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Health Ministry raises alarm on monkeypox, issues guidelines

Health Ministry raises alarm on monkeypox, issues guidelines

🕔19:21, 14.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Thursday asked states to increase surveillance on monkeypox, which has been reported in many countries across the world. In a letter to the states and UTs, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

🕔21:49, 5.Jul 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox had been reported to it from 53 countries — both endemic and non-endemic. Geneva, July 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322

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WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

🕔07:03, 15.Jun 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to declare monkeypox, which has so far affected 2,821 people in both endemic and non-endemic countries, a global health emergency, according to media reports. New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO)

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

🕔17:29, 5.Jun 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday said it has been reported of 780 laboratory confirmed cases of monkeypox from 27 countries that are not endemic to the monkeypox virus. Geneva, June 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday

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