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Medical staff told to watch out for monkeypox as outbreak in Europe grows

Medical staff told to watch out for monkeypox as outbreak in Europe grows

The Health Ministry on Thursday said it was taking precautions against the possible spread of monkeypox in Israel, as an outbreak of the viral disease in Europe raised alarms among medical authorities. The ministry said no cases of monkeypox had been detected within the country. The virus originates in wild animals like rodents and primates …

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Australia says man returned from Europe probably has monkeypox |  Health News

Australia says man returned from Europe probably has monkeypox | Health News

Man in his 40s developed the illness, characterized by a distinctive rash, a few days after returning home to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a probable case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed its first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic countries. …

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Australia says man returned from Europe probably has monkeypox |  Health News

Australia says man returned from Europe probably has monkeypox | Health News

Man in his 40s developed the illness, characterized by a distinctive rash, a few days after returning home to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a probable case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed its first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic countries. …

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What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

AP — European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It’s a surprising outbreak of a disease that rarely appears outside Africa. Health officials around the world are keeping watch for more cases because, for the first time, the disease appears to be spreading …

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Vaccination after infection may curb long COVID;  desktop 'air curtains' may deflect virus particles

Vaccination after infection may curb long COVID; desktop ‘air curtains’ may deflect virus particles

By Nancy Lapid (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Post-infection vaccination may reduce long COVID Vaccination after infection with SARS-CoV-2 may contribute to a reduction in the …

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NYC Health Department investigating possible monkeypox case in NYC after first case in US recorded in Massachusetts

NYC Health Department investigating possible monkeypox case in NYC after first case in US recorded in Massachusetts

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is investigating a possible monkeypox case. A patient being treated at Bellevue hospital could potentially have a rare illness. Outside of Africa, cases of monkeypox are relatively rare, but right now, there are about a hundred suspected or confirmed cases …

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Australia reports 'probable' case of monkeypox in returned traveler from Europe

Australia reports ‘probable’ case of monkeypox in returned traveler from Europe

Australia has reported a “probable” case of monkeypox in a returned traveler from Europe. The man in his 40s developed a mild illness shortly after his return to Sydney, NSW Health said in a statement on Friday. He presented to his GP with symptoms associated with monkeypox. Watch the latest News on Channel 7 or …

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Australia reports 'probable' case of monkeypox in returned traveler from Europe

Australia reports ‘probable’ case of monkeypox in returned traveler from Europe

Australia has reported a “probable” case of monkeypox in a returned traveler from Europe. The man in his 40s developed a mild illness shortly after his return to Sydney, NSW Health said in a statement on Friday. He presented to his GP with symptoms associated with monkeypox. “Urgent testing was carried out which has today …

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US buys millions of Monkeypox vaccines after Massachusetts case

US buys millions of Monkeypox vaccines after Massachusetts case

The Us has ordered 13 million additional doses of the monkeypox vaccine after a Massachusetts man contracted the rare — but potentially severe — virus, officials said Thursday. The massive $119 million order of Jynneos jabs — which can be used to treat both the monkeypox virus and smallpox — was created by the biotechnology …

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Officials Report a Possible Monkeypox Case in New York

Officials Report a Possible Monkeypox Case in New York

Days after unusual clusters of the rare monkeypox virus emerged in Europe, New York City health authorities announced on Thursday that they were investigating a possible case of the rare disease. The authorities said little about the patient, who is currently in isolation at Bellevue Hospital, according to a statement from the city health department. …

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