Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK: 77 new monkeypox cases, biggest outbreak outside Africa

British health officials reported 77 more monkeypox cases on Monday, raising the total to more than 300 across the country. To date, the U.K. has the biggest identified outbreak of the disease beyond Africa, with the vast ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It's a surprising outbreak of a disease that rarely appears outside Africa.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK officials: 4 men infected with 'rare' monkeypox in London

British health authorities say they have identified four "rare and unusual" cases of the disease monkeypox among men who appear to have been infected in London and had no history of travel to the African countries where the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China detects first human case of H3N8 bird flu

China has confirmed the first known human case of the H3N8 strain of avian flu, but health authorities say there is a low risk of widespread transmission among people.

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