Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africa 'must step up surveillance' to curb monkeypox

African governments must focus on investing in their surveillance systems and strengthening preparedness to curb the rapid spread of infectious diseases like monkeypox, experts have said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Incubation period for monkeypox: Estimates from the Netherlands

During the currently evolving outbreak of monkeypox cases worldwide, 31 cases have been confirmed in the Netherlands up to 31 May 2022. Efforts to stop the spread of infection focus on active case finding, contact tracing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is monkeypox? A virologist explains

Monkeypox has exploded into the news recently, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) closely tracking cases that have been recently reported in several countries that don't normally have monkeypox activity, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How did I catch a cold in lockdown?

More than half of Australia is in lockdown in an effort to stem the current Delta strain COVID outbreak, with vast numbers of us steering clear of workplaces, school, retail shops, public transport and other busy places.

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Indonesia seeks more oxygen for COVID-19 sick amid shortage

Parts of Indonesia lack oxygen supplies as the number of critically ill COVID-19 patients who need it increases, the nation's pandemic response leader said Monday, after dozens of sick people died at a public hospital that ...

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