Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox found to be evolving at a faster rate than expected

A team of researchers at the National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge in Portugal, working with a colleague at Lusófona University, also in Portugal, has found that the monkeypox virus has been evolving at a faster ...

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Does decades-old smallpox vaccination protect against monkeypox?

Health officials are scrambling to stretch scarce doses of vaccine to slow the mounting monkeypox outbreak, but do older people already vaccinated as kids for the related but deadlier smallpox virus already have protection?

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Roche develops monkeypox PCR tests

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Wednesday it had come up with PCR tests that can detect monkeypox, as the virus spreads outside endemic countries.

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Monkeypox has potential to cause heart problems

A 31-year-old male with confirmed monkeypox infection developed acute myocarditis approximately one week following the onset of monkeypox symptoms, according to a case study published today in JACC: Case Reports.

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Monkeypox: 'This is an entirely new spread of the disease'

One thousand confirmed cases of monkeypox, a disease originating in Africa, have been recorded since early May across at least 30 non-endemic countries such as the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, France, the United States, ...

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Indonesia announces its first case of monkeypox

A man in Indonesia has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the country's first confirmed case of the disease, authorities said late Saturday.

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What do I need to know about monkeypox?

The current outbreak of monkeypox in several countries across the globe continues to grow, and while experts agree that overall risk to the general population remains low and the outbreak is containable, the surge has raised ...

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