Articles about Monkeypox

Here's how you can protect yourself from monkeypox

16 Aug 2022

Lifestyle
Here's how you can protect yourself from monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare disease that's growing at a gradual pace raising concerns across the globe.

Delhi reports fifth monkeypox case, takes national tally to 10

13 Aug 2022

India
Delhi reports fifth monkeypox case, takes national tally to 10

Delhi reported its fifth monkeypox case on Saturday after a woman hospitalized at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital tested positive, India Today reported.

India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy

09 Aug 2022

India
India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy

India is likely to adopt a new strategy to battle the monkeypox virus.

Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

05 Aug 2022

World
Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

The United States (US) authorities announced on Thursday that monkeypox has been designated a public health emergency in the country.

Monkeypox outbreak: 9 cases reported so far, 4 in Delhi

04 Aug 2022

Delhi
Monkeypox outbreak: 9 cases reported so far, 4 in Delhi

A 31-year-old foreign national tested positive for monkeypox on Wednesday, making her Delhi's fourth case of the virus.

Monkeypox: Rajasthan reports 1st suspected case; Kerala registers 5th infection

02 Aug 2022

India
Monkeypox: Rajasthan reports 1st suspected case; Kerala registers 5th infection

Rajasthan on Monday reported its first suspected monkeypox case.

India's 1st monkeypox death? Deceased man tested positive in UAE

01 Aug 2022

India
India's 1st monkeypox death? Deceased man tested positive in UAE

A 22-year-old man, who died in Kerala's Thrissur on Saturday, tested positive for monkeypox in the United Arab Emirates before traveling to India, said Kerala Health Minister Veena George.

Andhra Pradesh: 8-year-old boy shows monkeypox symptoms, hospitalized

31 Jul 2022

India
Andhra Pradesh: 8-year-old boy shows monkeypox symptoms, hospitalized

Tensions rose in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district on Saturday after a suspected monkeypox case was reported.

Monkeypox scare: WHO advises bisexual men to limit sexual partners

28 Jul 2022

World
Monkeypox scare: WHO advises bisexual men to limit sexual partners

Amid a global surge of monkeypox, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday recommended bisexual men, who are most affected by the virus, to restrict their sexual partners.

Is SII developing vaccine for monkeypox? Here's what Poonawalla said

26 Jul 2022

India
Is SII developing vaccine for monkeypox? Here's what Poonawalla said

Amid the rising monkeypox scare, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Tuesday they are in talks with American biotech company Novavax to develop a messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine for it.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is monkeypox the next epidemic India should worry about?

25 Jul 2022

India
#NewsBytesExplainer: Is monkeypox the next epidemic India should worry about?

With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring monkeypox a "global public health emergency," many are now wondering if it will be the next epidemic India should worry about.

India's 4th monkeypox case reported in Delhi; no travel history

24 Jul 2022

India
India's 4th monkeypox case reported in Delhi; no travel history

India reported its fourth monkeypox case on Sunday. The latest case has been detected in Delhi, reported ANI.

WHO declares monkeypox outbreak 'global public health emergency': Details here

23 Jul 2022

World
WHO declares monkeypox outbreak 'global public health emergency': Details here

Sounding the highest level of alarm that it can on the monkeypox outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday declared it a global public health emergency.

Monkeypox: Symptoms, precautions and other important details

19 Jul 2022

India
Monkeypox: Symptoms, precautions and other important details

With India reporting its second monkeypox case from Kerala on Monday, a high alert has been sounded in all the districts of the state.

Dubai-return Kerala man is India's second monkeypox patient

18 Jul 2022

India
Dubai-return Kerala man is India's second monkeypox patient

India's second monkeypox case was reported from Kerala on Monday, according to officials.

Monkeypox: Kerala issues statewide alert after India's first case

15 Jul 2022

India
Monkeypox: Kerala issues statewide alert after India's first case

Kerala government issued a state-wide alert for co-passengers of India's first monkeypox case on Friday.

US to distribute monkeypox vaccines nationwide to curb outbreak

29 Jun 2022

World
US to distribute monkeypox vaccines nationwide to curb outbreak

Amid the surge in monkeypox cases in the United States, the White House said on Tuesday that it will start distributing the monkeypox vaccines across the country, with a focus on people most at risk and communities with the highest number of cases.

WHO confirms over 1,000 monkeypox cases in 29 countries

09 Jun 2022

World
WHO confirms over 1,000 monkeypox cases in 29 countries

Amid surging monkeypox infections across the globe, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said that there are more than 1,000 confirmed cases in 29 countries.

Ghaziabad: 5-year-old girl's sample sent for monkeypox testing

04 Jun 2022

India
Ghaziabad: 5-year-old girl's sample sent for monkeypox testing

The sample of a five-year-old was collected for monkeypox testing as a precautionary measure after she complained of itching and rashes on her body, the chief medical officer (CMO) of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad told ANI on Saturday.

Surveillance, rapid identification, isolation: Centre issues guidelines on monkeypox

01 Jun 2022

India
Surveillance, rapid identification, isolation: Centre issues guidelines on monkeypox

Amid a surge in monkeypox cases in non-endemic countries, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued "Guidelines on Management of Monkeypox Disease."

Monkeypox poses moderate risk to global public health: WHO

30 May 2022

World
Monkeypox poses moderate risk to global public health: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday said monkeypox poses a "moderate risk" to overall public health across the world.

Health Ministry to release guidelines on monkeypox soon

27 May 2022

India
Health Ministry to release guidelines on monkeypox soon

With the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting 131 confirmed cases of monkeypox and 106 suspected cases in 19 countries, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon be releasing preventive guidelines.