Tag: Monkeypox

WHO issues emergency warning over monkeypox outbreak

July 25, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” (PHEIC) – representing WHO’s highest level of alert which calls for international response. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, prompted into speaking out over concerns about escalating case rates and a short supply of vaccines and treatments, […]

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Concern mounts over “unusual” monkeypox virus symptoms

July 4, 2022

Medical professionals in the UK are noticing that patients diagnosed with monkeypox are presenting with different symptoms from those seen in previous outbreaks including less fever and tiredness and more skin lesions in their genital and anal areas. This was observed in a recent study of patients at London sexual health clinics. Monkeypox is a […]

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