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  • Discontinuation of small pox vaccine might have helped in resurgence of monkeypox cases: Doctors Sep 20, 2022 06:30 PM IST

    Discontinuation of small pox vaccine might have helped in resurgence of monkeypox cases: Doctors

    An editorial written by researchers from the Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at the hospital, which was published in the current edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, suggests that authorities should launch a programme for inoculating those aged below 45 years with the small pox vaccine since it provides 85 per cent protection.

  • Delhi records 9th monkeypox case; India's tally reaches 14 Sep 19, 2022 10:51 PM IST

    Delhi records 9th monkeypox case; India's tally reaches 14

    Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease having common symptoms such as fever, skin lesions, lymphadenopathy, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, chills or sweats and sore throat and cough

  • Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi, India's tally rises to 13 Sep 16, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi, India's tally rises to 13

    Another person suspected to be suffering from monkeypox has also been admitted to the Delhi government-run hospital, the sources said.

  • Monkeypox may cause neurological damage, including inflammation of the brain – new study Sep 10, 2022 11:51 AM IST

    Monkeypox may cause neurological damage, including inflammation of the brain – new study

    There are historic reports of neurological complications in people infected with the related smallpox virus and in people vaccinated against smallpox, which contains the related vaccinia virus.

  • This Is not the Monkeypox that doctors thought they knew Aug 27, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    This Is not the Monkeypox that doctors thought they knew

    Monkeypox patients have turned up with what looked like mosquito bites, pimples or ingrown hairs, not the large pustules usually associated with the infection.

  • Man tests positive for Monkeypox, Covid-19 and HIV after Spain trip Aug 25, 2022 05:42 PM IST

    Man tests positive for Monkeypox, Covid-19 and HIV after Spain trip

    The 36-year-old man, who has not been identified, developed a sore throat, fever, headache and fatigue after returning to Italy

  • Why experts want to rename Monkeypox Aug 24, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Why experts want to rename Monkeypox

    The stoning and poisoning of wild primates in Brazil is an especially lurid example of how an inaptly named disease can have real-world implications

  • Tomato flu not linked to SARS CoV 2, monkeypox or dengue, says Health Ministry Aug 23, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    Tomato flu not linked to SARS CoV 2, monkeypox or dengue, says Health Ministry

    The recent outbreak of the disease has been reported from four states in the country  

  • Experts question reliance on monkeypox vaccine with little data, short supply Aug 23, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    Experts question reliance on monkeypox vaccine with little data, short supply

    There are just 1.5 million vials of Bavarian Nordic's monkeypox vaccine either administered or currently available in the ten worst-affected countries, which account for nearly 90% of all cases.

  • Cuba confirms first monkeypox case in visitor from Italy Aug 21, 2022 07:58 AM IST

    Cuba confirms first monkeypox case in visitor from Italy

    The patient remains in critical condition.

  • Indonesia confirms first monkeypox case in citizen returning from abroad Aug 20, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    Indonesia confirms first monkeypox case in citizen returning from abroad

    The 27-year-old male tested positive in the capital Jakarta late on Friday, Mohammad Syahril told a news conference.

  • Indonesia to brief media on first confirmed monkeypox case Aug 20, 2022 02:32 PM IST

    Indonesia to brief media on first confirmed monkeypox case

    The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. (1000 GMT). Neighbouring Singapore reported its first case of monkeypox last month.

  • ICMR planning sero-survey among contacts of monkeypox patients Aug 19, 2022 05:21 PM IST

    ICMR planning sero-survey among contacts of monkeypox patients

    As of now, it is not known what is the proportion of people who stay asymptomatic of the viral infection.

  • WHO urges caution after dog catches monkeypox Aug 18, 2022 06:41 AM IST

    WHO urges caution after dog catches monkeypox

    A first case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox -- between two men and their Italian greyhound living together in Paris -- was reported last week in the medical journal The Lancet.

  • Can Monkeypox patients remain asymptomatic like COVID, ICMR plans sero-survey to assess Aug 17, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    Can Monkeypox patients remain asymptomatic like COVID, ICMR plans sero-survey to assess

    India has so far reported 10 cases of monkeypox and one fatality from the infection.

  • Monkeypox to be renamed Poxy McPoxface? Not if the WHO has a say in it Aug 17, 2022 11:11 AM IST

    Monkeypox to be renamed Poxy McPoxface? Not if the WHO has a say in it

    WHO is choosing a new name for Monkeypox through an open forum where entries include Poxy McPoxface and TRUMP-22.

  • Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs: Doctors report Aug 17, 2022 06:44 AM IST

    Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs: Doctors report

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for months has had the advice in place as monkeypox spreads in the U.S. But it gained new attention after a report from France, published last week in the medical journal Lancet, about an Italian greyhound that caught the virus.

  • Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing" Aug 15, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

    In a statement on Monday, the Health Security Agency said authorities are reporting about 29 new monkeypox infections every day, compared to about 52 cases a day during the last week in June.

  • African woman with recent travel history to Nigeria Delhi's 5th monkeypox case Aug 13, 2022 03:24 PM IST

    African woman with recent travel history to Nigeria Delhi's 5th monkeypox case

    She was admitted to LNJP Hospital two days ago and her reports came out on Friday night, confirming that she was positive.

  • WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns Aug 13, 2022 07:08 AM IST

    WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

    WHO said it was also opening a way for the public to suggest new names for monkeypox, but did not say when any new name would be announced.

  • 31 companies express interest in developing Monkeypox vaccines, kits; Serum, Biological E in race Aug 12, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    31 companies express interest in developing Monkeypox vaccines, kits; Serum, Biological E in race

    The official said that the Serum Institute of India, Biological E, and Indian Immunological have expressed their interest in developing a vaccine for Monkeypox.

  • Europe to consider "dose-sparing" to increase monkeypox vaccine, WHO seeks trials Aug 10, 2022 11:48 AM IST

    Europe to consider "dose-sparing" to increase monkeypox vaccine, WHO seeks trials

    There have been 27,800 monkeypox cases - largely among men who have sex with men - and 12 deaths worldwide this year.

  • Monkeypox: How is it different from chickenpox | Explained Aug 09, 2022 12:28 PM IST

    Monkeypox: How is it different from chickenpox | Explained

    Even as the world comes to terms with the coronavirus, there has been an outbreak of monkeypox. The rare disease is caused by the monkeypox virus, which comes from the same virus family as smallpox but the lesions can be confused with those caused by chickenpox. In this video, we will understand what is monkeypox? How is it different from chickenpox? What are the symptoms? And everything else you need to know about it.

  • ICMR-NIV analysis finds A.2 strain of monkeypox virus in first two cases Aug 07, 2022 06:11 PM IST

    ICMR-NIV analysis finds A.2 strain of monkeypox virus in first two cases

    The A.2 strain, which was detected in the US last year, has not been linked to major clusters. The current outbreak is being driven by the B.1 strain of monkeypox virus, Dr Pragya Yadav, a senior scientist at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) and lead author of the study, said.

  • Explainer: How worried should we be about the monkeypox health emergency? Aug 05, 2022 07:00 AM IST

    Explainer: How worried should we be about the monkeypox health emergency?

    The move follows the declaration by the World Health Organization in July. A Reuters tally has counted more than 25,800 cases globally and three countries outside of Africa have reported deaths.

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