Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert explains monkeypox outbreak

The UK Health Security Agency is investigating four new cases of monkeypox in the UK. There are now a total of six confirmed cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says coordinating with UK over monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday it was coordinating with UK and other European health officials after British authorities detected at least seven cases of monkeypox this month.

HIV & AIDS

How inequality drives HIV in adolescent girls and young women

Despite the advances that have been made against HIV, the world has 37 million people living with HIV. And 680,000 people died from AIDS-related causes in 2020. While the prevention of mother to child transmission, and provision ...

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Transmission (medicine)

In medicine, transmission is the passing of a disease from an infected individual or group to a previously uninfected individual or group. The microorganisms (bacteria and viruses) that cause disease may be transmitted from one person to another by one or more of the following means:

Microorganisms vary widely in the length of time that they can survive outside the human body, and so vary in how they are transmitted.

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