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WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox reported in more than 20 countries
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a...
Low likelihood of monkeypox spread to VI but situation being monitored– Hon Penn
Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), has indicated that although the likelihood of monkeypox spread in the VI community is currently low, the Chief Medical Officer and other offi...
Health Minister says gov’t monitoring int’l monkeypox outbreak
Given the BVI’s dependence on international travel and tourism, Health Minister Marlon Penn said his ministry is monitoring the outbreak of monkeypox cases in countries where the virus does not usually spread.
Monkeypox outbreak can still be contained, insists UN health agency
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.
Klaus Schwab to Pfizer's CEO Bourla: "We were both targets of the anti-vaccine movements and conspiracy people."
Monkeypox: Can it be treated and how worried should we be?
Dr Khan looks at the new outbreak of an old virus that has been detected in about a dozen countries in two weeks.
UK Confirms Community Transmission Of Monkeypox Virus
Monkeypox Virus Spread: There is no specific treatment but vaccination against smallpox has been found to be about 85 percent effective in preventing monkeypox.
92 Monkeypox Cases Now In 12 Countries
Monkeypox Cases: As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the World Health Organization said.
More monkeypox cases detected in UK ‘on daily basis’, says scientist
Twenty cases confirmed in UK amid reports of child being admitted to intensive care in London hospital
Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore?
If you're still reeling from the Covid pandemic, well sorry but there's another virus to get to grips with. This time it's monkeypox and there are around 80 confirmed cases in 11 countries, including the UK, that would not normally expec...
"What Seems To Be Happening Now...": WHO On Monkeypox Spread
Monkeypox: The WHO's working theory based on the cases identified so far is that the outbreak is being driven by sexual contact.
Biden says, no response from N. Korea to US vaccine offer of COVID vaccines
President Joe Biden said North Korea has not responded to a US offer of COVID vaccines, as the country battles its first acknowledged outbreak.
Bill Gates warns of smallpox terror attacks as he seeks research funds
Bill Gates warned that bioterrorism could be a bigger threat than naturally occurring epidemics
Portugal finds 5 monkeypox cases in men as outbreak spreads
Portuguese health authorities on Wednesday confirmed five cases of monkeypox in young men, marking an unusual outbreak in Europe of a disease typically limited to Africa.
We now have 'personal responsibility' to protect against COVID-19- Hon Penn
With the Virgin Islands (VI) currently experiencing an uptick in active COVID-19 cases, the new Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), has reminded the public that the responsibility to protect against the v...
UK donates new batch of Paediatric COVID vaccine doses
Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. John J. Ranking CMG has revealed that the UK has donated a further 200 doses of the Pfizer Paediatric COVID-19 vaccine doses which arrived on, May 12, 2022
Only 7% of 5-11s in England have had Covid jab as parents hesitate
Six weeks after start of vaccine rollout, fraction of young children have had first dose as parents question usefulness
North Korea announces first COVID death with 350,000 treated for fever spreading 'explosively', state media says
Kim Jong Un visited the emergency epidemic prevention headquarters on Thursday and criticised officials for failing to prevent "a vulnerable point in the epidemic prevention system", state media says.
Republicans Need a New Leader. They’re Looking to Florida.
Two weeks ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida appeared with the Fox News host Laura Ingraham for a town hall that lasted the full hour of her prime-time show. That kind of airtime tends to be reserved only for Donald Trump, but Mr. DeSanti...
US Doctors Reflect On Fatigue, Pain Of One Million Covid Deaths
Health care workers who have served on the frontlines continue to shoulder a heavy burden, even as the rest of society has moved on.
$3 Billion Pledged In New Funding During Virtual Global Covid Summit
The United States crossed a grim milestone as the summit began, with the White House announcing that more than one million Americans have now died due to Covid
USVI Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announces re-election bid
With an estimated 600 people or more gathered at the Bryan-Roach campaign headquarters on St. Croix filled with enthusiasm, Governor Albert A. Bryan and Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach announced their bid for reelection Tuesday nig...
Once a zero-Covid poster child, Taiwan learns to live with the virus
By rejecting super-strict lockdowns, the island is pioneering a new and ‘very successful’ approach at odds with China and Hong Kong
Active COVID-19 cases jump to 880 in USVI
Covid-19 cases in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) continue to rise, with the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DoH) reporting 880 active infections as of Friday, May 6, 2022, numbers not seen since early January when the Omicron var...
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