Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK reports 104 more cases of monkeypox, mostly in men

British health officials have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.

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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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WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

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Expert: Monkeypox likely spread by sex at 2 raves in Europe

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed countries as "a random event" that appears to have been caused by sexual activity at two recent raves in Europe.

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Monkeypox may sometimes spread through the air

After adding, and then deleting, a recommendation that U.S. travelers wear masks to protect themselves from monkeypox, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still says that those traveling to countries where ...

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