Monkeypox outbreak far from over, cautions WHO

The illness, which has been declared a public health emergency in the United States, is spread through close contact….

Dangerous days for Joe Biden facing unpredictable Putin caught between rock and hard place over Ukraine war

The attack on Crimea’s Kerch Bridge would appear to give the US President cause for celebration, yet it could take the…

Bahrain reports 1st monkeypox case

Manama, Sep 17 (IANS) Bahrain’s Health Ministry reported the kingdom’s first monkeypox case….

Canada confirms 1,363 monkeypox cases

Ottawa, Sep 17 (IANS) Canada has confirmed 1,363 cases of monkeypox, including 38 hospitalisations, the Public Health Agency of Canada said….

Indonesia’s fuel price hike affects tourism sector

Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) Higher costs are expected to hit Indonesia’s tourism sector after the government raised the price of subsidised fuel by about 30 per…

US CDC launches monkeypox vaccine equity program

Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched the Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot programme to support innovative, non-traditional…

Will TV cover Monkeypox too?

Most of our major current affairs programmes are yet to devote coverage to Monkeypox….

SA’s Aspen strikes 4-vaccine deal with Indian producer after COVID vax letdown

Aspen Pharmacare will manufacture four Aspen-branded vaccines for Africa under the agreement with the Serum Institute of India….

US Hits Record 1,424 New Monkeypox Cases In A Single Day

US Hits Record 1,424 New Monkeypox Cases In A Single Day.. The U.S. logged a record 1,424 monkeypox cases on Monday, the highest total since the global outbreak.

First Case Of Monkeypox Has Been Recorded In South Africa

First Case Of Monkeypox Has Been Recorded In South Africa.. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) confirmed the first case of Monkeypox in South Africa on Wednesday, 22nd June…

US Doctors Urged To Test For Monkeypox, CDC Says Risk To Public Low

US Doctors Urged To Test For Monkeypox, CDC Says Risk To Public Low…  US health officials on Friday urged doctors to test for monkeypox if they suspect cases, saying there…

Ramaphosa Hopes Monkeypox Stays Away From SA

Ramaphosa Hopes Monkeypox Stays Away From SA..  While SA is willing and ready to help countries that have been hit by the monkeypox outbreak, President Cyril Ramaphosa says he prays…

KZN On High Alert For Monkeypox

KZN On High Alert For Monkeypox…    The KwaZulu-Natal health department said on Thursday it is on high alert for the monkeypox virus, which is prevalent in some countries.

Monkeypox Virus Disease Outbreak: Should South Africans Be Worried About A Monkeypox Outbreak?

Monkeypox Virus Disease Outbreak: Should South Africans Be Worried About A Monkeypox Outbreak…  John Perlman spoke to Professor Shabir Madhi about the virus and whether it is something we should be…

Monkeypox: How Concerned Should We Be About Monkeypox?

Monkeypox: How Concerned Should We Be About Monkeypox?  As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases had been reported from 12 member states: WHO.

Monkeypox Outbreak Sweeps Across Europe, But Should SA Be Worried?

Monkeypox Outbreak Sweeps Across Europe, But Should SA Be Worried?..  A handful of cases of monkeypox have now been reported in Europe or are suspected, BUT should South Africa be…