WHO raises its highest alert level

Published on : 07/23/2022 – 16:41Changed : 07/23/2022 – 16:49 The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, decided this Saturday, July 23, to declare a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (USPPI) in response to the outbreak of monkeypox cases. Two days after a Emergency Committee meetingThe Director-General of the WHO has … Read more

Tedros “concerned” seeks advice from the experts on the Emergency Committee

AFP, published on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 02:45 The WHO director-general said he was “concerned” about the rise in the number of monkeypox cases at the opening of the Emergency Committee meeting on Thursday and was seeking expert advice before deciding whether to go to the highest alert level in the organization. “I need … Read more

first two confirmed cases in Ghana

By Clara Hidalgo Posted 4 hours ago, To update just now A WHO doctor takes a sample from a patient in Kingguangua, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on April 6. CHRISTOPHER BLACK / WER / AFP This is the first time this hemorrhagic fever, as deadly as Ebola, has been recorded in the country. 98 … Read more

“Red Alert” for childhood vaccinations around the world

About 25 million children missed one or more vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis in 2021. This low immunization coverage has led to the emergence of preventable epidemics. The Covid-19 crisis and misinformation are behind the largest continuous drop in childhood immunizations against other diseases in nearly three decades, according to a report by the … Read more

In Europe, the WHO calls for “urgent action” in the face of the outbreak of cases.

Published on : 02/07/2022 – 08:12 With monkeypox cases trebling in Europe since two weeks, the WHO on Friday called for “urgent action” to prevent the disease “establishing itself in a wider geographical area”. According to the UN agency, there are now more than 4,500 laboratory-confirmed cases in Europe, three times more than in mid-June. … Read more

Detected cases of monkeypox may just be the “tip of the iceberg,” WHO says

About 200 cases of monkeypox have been detected in recent weeks in countries where the virus does not normally circulate. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday May 27 that the approximately 200 cases of monkeypox detected in recent weeks in countries where the virus does not normally circulate are only “tip of the … Read more

What is monkeypox, a first suspected case detected in France? – liberation

In a matter of days, monkeypox, or monkeypox, spread: since May 6, nine cases of this virus have been detected in the UK. With the exception of the first infected person who recently traveled to Nigeria, these patients contracted the disease via the channel, according to the UK health authority. Spain and Portugal announced Monday … Read more