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Monkeypox detection training imparted to authorities

The Health Minister of Guyana Dr ANthony Frank has said that local authorities are preparing themselves to handle any monkeypox case which may arise.  He also added that there is nothing to worry about since there are only 1900 reported cases globally, however, he doesn’t want to take any chance. Physicians...

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The fifth case of monkeypox in Romania reported

The Ministry of Health confirmed a fifth case of monkeypox on Tuesday, June 21.   Laboratory tests confirmed that the 37-year-old patient after noticing symptoms on June 18 had reported to the hospital. However, now the mildly ill patient is home quarantined. Monkeypox was confirmed in Romania on June 13. The...

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Portugal’s Monkeypox infection cross the 300 mark

The discovery of seven additional cases brings Portugal’s total Monkeypox infections to 304 says the Directorate-General for Health In a public report, the DG explained that “the majority of the infections are in Vale do Tejo,” but other regions like “Algarve and North have reported infections”. Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor...

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South Korea sees its first case of Monkeypox

South Korea said on Wednesday (June 22) that the country’s first two suspected instances of monkeypox virus had been recorded, adding that diagnostic testing was underway and that health officials will hold a press conference once the tests were done.  One of the probable monkeypox patients, a foreign national who...

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Singapore reports first Monkeypox case

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH ) officially confirmed one case of monkeypox infection. The patient is a 42 year old, flight attendant from the United Kingdom. According to MOH, the individual was in Singapore from June 15 to June 17, 2022, and again on June 19, 2022 while...

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Vietnamese medics aid South Sudan with monkeypox

According to the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, soldiers from Vietnam’s Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4 have trained and provided medical assistance to Level-1 field hospitals on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of monkeypox in South Sudan. The programme seeks to prepare medical staff with fundamental information and epidemiological abilities...

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Casual relationships should use a condom or abstain: Alexandru Rafila on Monkeypox

Alexandru Rafila, the Minister of Health, clarifies his recent statements about monkeypox protection by recommending a condom or abstinence in casual relationships. “It’s summer; there are many events, the recommendation remains” Rafila said we shouldn’t worry about smallpox in Romania. I’d like to clarify because I interviewed some coworkers about monkeypox....

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There is a chance of Monkeypox cases in Mauritius 

A case that replicates the symptoms of monkeypox has been found in Mauritius. The patient, a 39-year-old man who lives in the southern part of the island returned from a vacation in India last month. Lesions are the medical term for the warning spots he discovered on various parts...

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Monkeypox strikes Lebanon

A recent returnee from abroad has been diagnosed with monkeypox, according to the Lebanon’s Health Ministry. According to the government, authorities are monitoring the person’s contacts. The first monkeypox case was reported in Israel and the United Arab Emirates in May, while hundreds and thousands of tourists are expected to flock...

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