Is the Monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency now? WHO is evaluating us – Details here | World news

London: The World Health Organization convenes its emergency committee on Thursday (June 23, 2022) to assess whether the monkeypox outbreak deserves to be declared a global emergency. But some experts say WHO’s decision to act only after the disease spreads to the West could root the grotesque inequities that arose between rich and poor countries … Read more

World Health Network declares Monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

ANI | Updated: June 23, 2022 12:49 pm IST New Delhi [India]June 23 (ANI): A coalition of scientists formed against the threat of Covid-19 has declared the Monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of global concern.This comes just days after the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Emergency Committee for International … Read more

The UK will offer monkeypox vaccines to some gay and bisexual men

Image: Scientific photo library (AP) UK health officials are planning to offer smallpox more widely vaccines, which are effective against the related monkeysmallpox virus –to some gay and bisexual men. The broadening of the reach is part of a renewed strategy to contain the emerging viral disease, which recently it has spread far beyond the … Read more

Squirrels could make monkeypox a problem forever

In the summer of 2003, just weeks after a monkeypox outbreak fell ill from 70 people across the Midwest, Mark Slifka visited “the super speaker,” he told me, “that infected half of Wisconsin’s cases.” Chewy, a prairie dog, had by then succumbed to the disease, which he had almost certainly taken to an exotic pet … Read more