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WHO again considers declaring monkeypox a global emergency

London(UK)- As the World Health Organization’s emergency committee convenes Thursday to consider for the second time within weeks whether to declare monkeypox a global crisis, some scientists say the striking differences between the outbreaks in Africa and in developed countries will complicate any coordinated response. African officials say they are already treating the
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Second term confirmed for WHO chief; No opposition

London (U.K.)- WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency’s member countries for a second five-year term on Tuesday. No other candidate challenged Tedros for the post amid the ongoing difficulties of responding to the devastating coronavirus pandemic. Tedros, a former government minister from Ethiopia, has directed
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Monkeypox was likely spread by sex at 2 raves in Europe

London (UK)- A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event”. Explained by risky sexual behaviour at two recent mass events in Europe. Dr David Heymann, who formerly headed WHO’s emergency department, said the leading theory. Which explains the spread of the disease was sexual
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Monkeypox Cases in UK on a rise

The UK is facing a “significant rise” in monkeypox cases over the last week. New infections reported in mainland Europe and the US. London (UK) – More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases have been reported globally, with the majority of infections in Spain linked to a sauna in Madrid. The infection followed “close physical […]