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Monkeypox outbreak: WHO issues public health advice for gay, bisexual and other men - Read here

The WHO issued public health advisory contains information on how monkeypox spreads, what to do if you think you have symptoms and how to protect yourself and others. 

May 26, 2022, 13:11 PM IST

Videsh Superfast: Violence during Imran Khan's 'Azadi March'

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May 26, 2022, 08:22 AM IST

Videsh Superfast: Texas Shooting: 18-year-old gunman shot by security forces

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May 25, 2022, 08:52 AM IST

Videsh Superfast: security forces shot who killed 21 people in Texas

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May 25, 2022, 08:42 AM IST

Monkeypox virus outbreak 'not normal', says WHO as UAE, Czech Republic report first cases

Since early May, as many as 19 countries have found around 237 suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox, Reuters reported.

May 25, 2022, 08:10 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: India logs 1,675 new Covid-19 infections, active caseload climbs to 14,841

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday reiterated that the Covid-19 pandemic "is far from over".

May 24, 2022, 11:46 AM IST

Monkeypox virus disease outbreak: New cases 'only tip of iceberg' but no urgent need for mass vaccinations, says WHO

The global health body does not believe that the spread of the monkeypox virus outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, Reuters reported.

May 24, 2022, 11:01 AM IST

WHO says no evidence monkeypox virus has mutated, but warns of more new cases of viral disease

Health experts watch for concerning mutations that could make the monkeypox virus more easily transmissible or severe.

May 24, 2022, 09:45 AM IST

Covid-19 pandemic 'far from over': WHO chief issues fresh warning

Addressing the 75th World Health Assembly, Ghebreyesus said the Covid-19 pandemic had demonstrated why the world needed the WHO.

May 24, 2022, 07:43 AM IST

Monkeypox spread: Denmark and Scotland confirm first case

On Monday (May 23), Denmark and Scotland confirmed their first Monkeypox case. There have been no reported cases in India yet.

May 23, 2022, 23:02 PM IST

Monkeypox disease spreads to more countries, cases now reported in Israel, Switzerland and Austria

The monkeypox virus has so far been detected in as many as 15 countries. The outbreaks are raising alarm because the viral disease mostly occurs in the west and central Africa, and only very occasionally spreads elsewhere.

May 23, 2022, 11:17 AM IST

WHO honours India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers for ‘outstanding’ work in advancing global health

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “Among the honourees is ASHA, which means hope in Hindi. The more than 1 million female volunteers in India were honoured for their crucial role in linking the community with the health system, to ensure those living in rural poverty get access to primary health care services, as shown throughout the COVID-19 pandemic." 

May 22, 2022, 23:42 PM IST

Covid-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over': WHO chief

WHO said the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilised after weeks of decline since late March, while the overall number of weekly deaths dropped.

May 22, 2022, 22:53 PM IST

Monkeypox is a matter of concern: US President Joe Biden

Monkeypox outbreak: According to WHO, there are 92 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in the world right now spread across 12 countries.

May 22, 2022, 14:17 PM IST

Wild Poliovirus Case: First case in 30 years, infected child started experiencing paralysis

Polio is transmitted primarily through contaminated water and food or through contact with an infected person. Viruses can cause paralysis, which are sometimes fatal.

May 22, 2022, 12:30 PM IST

Monkeypox cases to rise globally, warns WHO as disease spreads to 12 countries

"The situation is evolving and WHO expects there will be more cases of monkeypox identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries," the global health body said.

May 22, 2022, 06:46 AM IST

Monkeypox patients could be infectious for up to 4 weeks: Experts

"It can take a few weeks for the skin lesions to disappear. People are contagious until their active skin lesions have dissipated," a health expert said.

May 21, 2022, 16:57 PM IST

Monkeypox outbreak: India to screen arrival for virus signs, isolate sick patients; details here

Monkeypox, WHO on Friday confirmed that at least 11 countries have active cases of the Monkeypox virus.

May 21, 2022, 11:41 AM IST

Monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe, WHO calls emergency meeting

Monkeypox usually spreads through close contact and had rarely spread outside Africa until recently.

May 21, 2022, 06:34 AM IST

Covid-19 deaths in US cross 1 million mark

The 1 million mark is a stark reminder of the staggering grief and loss caused by the pandemic even as the threat posed by the virus wanes in the minds of many people, Reuters reported.

May 12, 2022, 11:38 AM IST