Monkeypox Vs Chickenpox: Key Differences According To Doctors

Monkeypox Vs Chickenpox: Key Differences According To Doctors

In the rainy season, chickenpox cases are largely on the rise. New Delhi: Skin rashes and fever, the common symptoms in both monkeypox and chickenpox have caused confusion among people although doctors have stressed that there is a difference in the way the symptoms of both viral diseases manifest in patients. They have also advised […]

New York: Monkeypox Outbreak Declared Disaster Emergency By Governor Kathy Hochul

New York: Monkeypox Outbreak Declared Disaster Emergency By Governor Kathy Hochul

On Friday, Governor Kathy Hochul (D) tweeted, “I am declaring a State Disaster Emergency to … [+] strengthen our ongoing efforts to confront the monkeypox outbreak. This Executive Order enables us to respond more swiftly, and allows health care professionals to take additional steps that will help get more New Yorkers vaccinated.” (Photo by Lev […]

WHO’s Europe chief warns monkeypox cases have tripled in the region

WHO’s Europe chief warns monkeypox cases have tripled in the region

African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak as an emergency, calling on rich countries to share limited supplies of vaccines to avoid equity problems seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Associated Press The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two […]

Monkeypox Has Reached BC: What You Should Know | The Tyee

Monkeypox Has Reached BC: What You Should Know | The Tyee

British Columbia’s first confirmed monkeypox infection is “an isolated case” and the risk is low, health officials said this week. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners Support Responsible Journalism. Become a Tyee Member Responsible to you, we pursue the highest standards. Help us add 500 new recurring members by June 13. Indigenous […]

Case of monkeypox identified in Alberta | Globalnews.ca

Case of monkeypox identified in Alberta  | Globalnews.ca

Alberta has identified a case of monkeypox in the province. In a post on social media Thursday afternoon, chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said one isolated case of the disease has been confirmed in an adult in Alberta. Monkeypox is a rare disease that can cause fevers, aches and rashes, according to […]

Monkeypox spread likely

Monkeypox spread likely

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, Dr. David Heymann, who formerly headed WHO’s emergencies department, […]

Great, Now We Have to Worry About Monkeypox?

Great, Now We Have to Worry About Monkeypox?

Photo: Cuson (Shutterstock) Smallpox is the only disease we’ve ever managed to fully eradicate in humans; it hasn’t existed anywhere in the world since 1980. But its close relative, monkeypox, is still around. Monkeypox isn’t anywhere near as dangerous as smallpox, but a few recent outbreaks have public health officials worried. In recent weeks, there […]