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White House an­nounces steps to boost mon­key­pox vac­cine sup­ply
The FDA has is­sued emer­gency au­tho­ri­sa­tion for a dosage tech­nique that would al­low more shots of vac­cine per vial.
9 Aug 2022
US de­clares mon­key­pox a pub­lic health emer­gency
More than 6,600 cas­es have been de­tect­ed in the US as the Biden ad­min­is­tra­tion faces scruti­ny on vac­cine dis­tri­b­u­tion.
4 Aug 2022
Child in­fect­ed with Mar­burg virus dies in Ghana
The num­ber of fa­tal­i­ties in the coun­try has risen to three since Ghana reg­is­tered its first ever Mar­burg virus out­break.
2 Aug 2022
In­dia con­firms Asia’s first mon­key­pox death
The death of a young man in the south­ern state of Ker­ala is the first in Asia.
1 Aug 2022
Spain re­ports sec­ond mon­key­pox death
Health min­istry says both vic­tims are young men and 120 peo­ple have been hos­pi­talised since the start of the out­break.
30 Jul 2022
Spain, Brazil re­port first mon­key­pox deaths out­side Africa
About 70 per­cent of cas­es in the out­break that be­gan in May have been found in Eu­rope and 25 per­cent in the Amer­i­c­as.
30 Jul 2022
As mon­key­pox surges, WHO urges re­duc­ing num­ber of sex­u­al part­ners
Ad­vice comes days af­ter the WHO de­clared the mon­key­pox out­break an in­ter­na­tion­al health emer­gency amid ris­ing cas­es.
27 Jul 2022
WHO de­clares mon­key­pox a glob­al emer­gency amid surge in cas­es
WHO de­clares mon­key­pox out­break in more than 70 coun­tries a ‘pub­lic health emer­gency of in­ter­na­tion­al con­cern’.
23 Jul 2022
WHO to roll out malar­ia vac­cine in Africa even as fund­ing dips
Bill and Melin­da Gates Foun­da­tion, ar­guably the vac­cine’s biggest backer, will no longer fi­nan­cial­ly sup­port the shot.
21 Jul 2022
Hos­pi­tal­i­sa­tion rates dou­ble as COVID cas­es triple across Eu­rope
The World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion warns pan­dem­ic is not over as Eu­ro­pean coun­tries large­ly aban­don coro­n­avirus re­stric­tions.
19 Jul 2022
‘Ur­gent’ ac­tion need­ed in Eu­rope over mon­key­pox spread: WHO
WHO’s Eu­rope di­rec­tor calls on gov­ern­ments and civ­il so­ci­ety ‘to scale up ef­forts’ to re­verse the spread of the virus.
1 Jul 2022
DOCTOR'S NOTE
COVID-19, HPV, small­pox and po­lio: four vac­cine suc­cess­es
Vac­cines changed the pan­dem­ic’s course. A look at oth­er life-chang­ing vac­cines and why hes­i­tan­cy un­does progress.
15 Jun 2022
COVID deaths in Africa to fall by 94% in 2022: WHO
Rich­er coun­tries and south­ern African na­tions have had dou­ble the mor­tal­i­ty rates of poor­er ones else­where in Africa.
2 Jun 2022
Mon­key­pox has like­ly spread un­de­tect­ed ‘for some time’: WHO
Ap­pear­ance of mon­key­pox cas­es in many parts of the world sug­gests there may have been un­de­tect­ed trans­mis­sion, WHO says.
1 Jun 2022
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