Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In race for monkeypox vaccines, experts see repeat of COVID

Moves by rich countries to buy large quantities of monkeypox vaccine, while declining to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more dangerous version of the disease and risk continued ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO triggers highest alert on monkeypox

The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak, which has affected nearly 17,000 people in 74 countries, to be a global health emergency—the highest alarm it can sound.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

The World Health Organization convenes its emergency committee Thursday to consider if the spiraling outbreak of monkeypox warrants being declared a global emergency. But some experts say the WHO's decision to act only after ...

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UK to offer vaccines to some gay, bisexual men for monkeypox

British health officials will start offering vaccines to some men who have sex with men and are at the highest risk of catching monkeypox, in an effort to curb the biggest outbreak of the disease beyond Africa.

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