monkeypox

Argentina records first mpox death

BUENOS AIRES – Argentina registered its first death from mpox, the disease formerly known as monkeypox, when a patient died…

2 months ago

WHO says it will call monkeypox ‘mpox’ in future to avoid stigma

The World Health Organization has recommended that the monkeypox virus be renamed “mpox” to avoid what it called racist and…

2 months ago

China says no touching foreigners skin-to-skin after monkeypox case

A TOP Chinese health official warned people against having skin-to-skin contact with foreigners to avoid contracting monkeypox, spurring a backlash…

5 months ago

Second US monkeypox death as virus linked to brain inflammation

WASHINGTON – A second US death was linked to monkeypox on Tuesday as health authorities published a study describing how…

5 months ago

Monkeypox vaccine study raises questions about protection

THE monkeypox vaccine that’s become the main method doctors are using to try to stop the global scourge may be…

5 months ago

New York asks WHO to re-name ‘stigmatizing’ monkeypox

NEW YORK City asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday to rename the monkeypox virus to avoid stigmatizing patients…

6 months ago

Uptrend in glove shares just a short-term play, analysts say

by S BIRRUNTHA / Pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL RUBBER glovemakers saw their share prices rise today along with a renewed…

6 months ago

Monkeypox proves elusive foe as WHO sounds alarm on global spread

THE Covid-19 outbreak forced governments around the world to revamp their pandemic response programs, invest in drugs and vaccines and…

6 months ago

WHO to say if it will trigger highest alert on monkeypox

GENEVA – Faced with a surge in monkeypox cases, the head of the World Health Organization is Saturday expected to…

7 months ago

Thailand’s first monkeypox patient is missing

BANGKOK – Thailand’s first confirmed monkeypox patient has gone missing in the resort island of Phuket after being informed of…

7 months ago

WHO to decide on sounding highest alarm on monkeypox

THE World Health Organization will reconvene its expert monkeypox committee on Thursday to decide whether the outbreak now constitutes a…

7 months ago

Long lines in New York for monkeypox vaccine

ON a hot Sunday afternoon in New York, the epicenter of the US monkeypox outbreak, a long line of men…

7 months ago

WHO to reconvene monkeypox emergency committee

GENEVA, Switzerland – The World Health Organization said Wednesday it will reconvene its monkeypox experts to decide if the worsening outbreak…

7 months ago