WHO says monkeypox remains global health emergency

This undated file image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory that was captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Maryland,...

WHO seeks sharpened response to virus outbreaks

Photo taken on Jan 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. (LIU QU / XINHUA) COPENHAGEN — The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe called for urgent strategies and tools on Tuesday to control and eradicate COVID-19, monkeypox...

Germany reports first monkeypox case in a child

This 2003 electron microscope image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions (left) obtained from a sample of human skin associated. (CYNTHIA S. GOLDSMITH, RUSSELL REGNE / CDC via AP) BERLIN - Germany recorded its first case of monkeypox in a child, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said on...

WHO: Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest

Empty vials of vaccines against Monkeypox lie on a table after being used to vaccinate people at a medical center in Barcelona, Spain on July 26, 2022. (FRANCISCO SECO / AP PHOTO) GENEVA – Europe and the Americas have been affected the most by the monkeypox outbreak, Director General of...

Bavarian Nordic monkeypox vaccine wins EU approval

OSLO - Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic said on Monday the European Commission had given permission for its Imvanex vaccine to be marketed as protection against monkeypox, as recommended last week by the European Medicines Agency. The approval comes just one day after the World Health Organization issued a high-level alert...

WHO declares monkeypox global public health emergency

In this file photo on Dec 20, 2021, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, talks to the media regarding the coronavirus and global health priorities in 2022, during a press conference at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (SALVATORE DI NOLFI/KEYSTONE VIA AP) GENEVA - The World...

US identifies first cases of monkeypox in children

In this photo provided by the Unidad de Microscopía Electrónica del ISCIII in Madrid, on May 26, 2022, an electronic microscope image shows the monkeypox virus seen by a team from the Arbovirus Laboratory and the Genomics and Bioinformatics Units of the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) in Madrid. (UNIDAD...

WHO says monkeypox not yet a health emergency

In this photo provided by the Unidad de Microscopía Electrónica del ISCIII in Madrid, on May 26, 2022, an electronic microscope image shows the monkeypox virus seen by a team from the Arbovirus Laboratory and the Genomics and Bioinformatics Units of the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) in Madrid. (UNIDAD...

WHO upgrades monkeypox risk level to ‘moderate’

This handout photo taken in the year 2001 and received on May 23, 2022 from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention, shows a colored electron-microscopic capture of the monkeypox virus. ANDREWA MAENNEL, ANDREWA SCHNARTENDORFF / RKI ROBERT...