Tag: GENHLT

  • WHO says no evidence monkeypox virus has mutated

    May 23 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization has no evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior UN agency official said on Monday, noting that the endemic infectious disease in West and Central Africa has tended not to change. . Rosamund Lewis, head of the smallpox secretariat which is part of the WHO’s […]

  • WHO expects more monkeypox cases to emerge worldwide

    A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, which had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of the rash developing skin in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – The […]

  • Explanation: How concerned should we be about monkeypox?

    A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, which had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of the rash developing skin in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 21 (Reuters) – […]

  • WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

    A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, which had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of the rash developing skin in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Cases in nine European countries, North […]

  • The number of monkeypox cases in Spain reaches 31, mainly linked to the sauna

    A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, which had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of the rash developing skin in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID/LISBON, May 20 (Reuters) – Spanish […]

  • WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

    Rare outbreak of viral disease outside of Africa Cases in the UK, Spain, Belgium, France and North America cause still uncertain WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases top 100, Germany declares highest on record in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting […]

  • Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • Britain offers smallpox vaccine as monkeypox cases spread across Europe

    LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – A handful of monkeypox cases in Britain has prompted authorities to offer a smallpox vaccine to some healthcare workers and others who may have been exposed, as a handful of additional cases have been confirmed in parts of Europe. Monkeypox is a usually mild viral illness characterized by symptoms of […]

  • COVID vaccine patents not discussed at G7 health ministers meeting

    German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the German Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, May 19 (Reuters) – The issue of patents on COVID-19 vaccines was not discussed at a meeting of health ministers from the […]

  • Massachusetts identifies first US case of monkeypox infection in 2022

    An electron microscope (EM) image shows oval-shaped mature monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical sample of human skin associated with the prairie dog outbreak from 2003 in this undated image obtained by Reuters on May 18, 2022. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC/Handout via REUTERS […]