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WHO: ‘We believe Monkeypox outbreak can be stopped’

New York: The rapidly spreading Monkeypox outbreak can be stopped, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, “with the right strategies in the right groups”.

India registers 18,313 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 18,313 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 4.31 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Monkeypox: How it spreads, who’s at risk - here’s what you need to know

New York:  Monkeypox is not a new disease, and in some African countries it is endemic. However, the international outbreak which began in May 2022, has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a global health emergency. Here are some of the important things to know about monkeypox.

‘Do one thing’ to save lives on World Drowning Prevention Day: WHO

New York: More than 236,000 people die annually from drowning - among the leading causes of death for those aged one to 24 years, and the third leading cause of injury deaths worldwide overall - the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, urging everyone to “do one thing” to save lives.

India registers 14,830 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 36 deaths

New Delhi: India registered  14,830  new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched  3.48 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Mass vaccination against monkeypox not recommend in Singapore

Singapore/UNI/Xinhua: Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) does not recommend mass vaccination of the whole population against monkeypox as of now, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung in a Facebook post on Monday.

UK: NHS critically understaffed

London/UNI/Sputnik: The National Health Service of the United Kingdom (NHS) is facing the worst shortage of workforce in its history, which threatens the safety of both employees and patients, the Health and Social Care Committee of the House of Commons said in a report on Monday.

Bavarian Nordic monkeypox vaccine gets EU approval

Copenhagen: Bavarian Nordic announced on Monday that the European Commission (EC) has extended the marketing authorization for the Company’s smallpox vaccine, IMVANEX to include protection from monkeypox and disease caused by vaccinia virus.

India registers 16,866 COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths

New Delhi: India on Monday registered 16,866 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the country's daily positivity rate touched 7.03 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday.

DGHS to hold high-level meeting as Delhi reports first Monkeypox case

New Delhi: A high-level meeting has been called by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) to review the situation of Monkeypox after a case was reported in the national capital on Sunday.

Monkeypox declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization

New York: Monkeypox is an outbreak that has spread around the world rapidly, through new modes of transmission about which we understand ‘too little’, and which meets the criteria of an emergency under International Health Regulations.

Delhi man tests positive for monkeypox, 4th case in India: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital on Sunday reported the first case of monkeypox, making it the fourth in India, media reports said.

India logs 20,279 new Covid cases, 36 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi/UNI: India has registered 20,279 new Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Maharashtra reports 2,336 new Covid cases and 5 deaths

Aurangabad/Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra reported 2,336 fresh Covid-19 cases and 5 related deaths, according to a health bulletin on Sunday.

Over 400 monkeypox cases registered in Italy as WHO declares public health emergency

Rome/UNI/Sputnik: Italy has confirmed a total of more than 400 monkeypox cases, the country’s Health Ministry Prevention Director General Gianni Rezza said after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current disease outbreak a public health emergency.