monkey pox

Why the WHO wants to change the name to “monkeypox”

El director general de la OMS, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, dijo a mediados de junio que la organización cambiaría el nombre de viruela del mono.

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in mid-June that the organization would change the name to monkeypox. Photo: Irina Starikova3432 / Shutterstock The World Health Organization (WHO) is evaluating change the name to monkeypox amid concerns the name could be seen as racist and furthermore, it does not accurately describe the origin of the virus. …

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European Union approves Danish monkeypox vaccine

La Unión Europea aprueba vacuna danesa contra la viruela del mono

Photo: Pablo Blazquez Domingue / Getty Images In response to the recommendation made by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Given that the number of people infected with monkeypox is on the rise globally, the European Commission authorized the marketing of the Imvanex vaccine, which is produced by the Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic. It …

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The US has about 3,000 cases of monkeypox; authorities hope to stop the outbreak

EE. UU. presenta cerca de 3 mil casos de viruela del mono; las autoridades confían en detener el brote

Photo: Courtesy of CDC/Getty Images The monkeypox outbreak continues to grow in the United States without so far representing a health emergency and thanks to the measures that are being implemented, the authorities are confident that it will be contained soon. In this regard, the doctor Ashish Jha, White House coronavirus response coordinator, assured that …

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‘Complete hell’, Texas man describes monkeypox pain 100 times worse than Covid-19

Al rozar, las ampollas inflamadas se sienten como un pelador de papas en la piel.

When rubbed, the inflamed blisters feel like a potato peeler on the skin. Photo: Courtesy of CDC/Getty Images A Texas man described his “traumatic” battle with monkeypoxwhen more than 2,000 cases have been documented throughout the United States. The patient, Luke Shannahan, told Houston’s KHOU 11 network that his ordeal began after he was notified …

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WHO confirms more than 5,000 cases of monkeypox worldwide

OMS confirma más de 5,000 casos de viruela del mono en el mundo

Photo: RAFAEL HENRIQUE/SOPA IMAGES/ZUMA/PICTURE ALLIANCE / Deutsche Welle The World Health Organization recorded 5,322 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox worldwide, an increase of more than 50% from the previous balance of June 22, and a single death, announced a spokeswoman for the organization. “The WHO continues to ask countries to pay special attention to cases of …

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Does monkeypox represent a health emergency? This is how the WHO responded to the world

¿La viruela del mono representa una emergencia sanitaria? La OMS así respondió al mundo

Given the dozens of cases that have been registered in the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it called a meeting of its emergency committee on June 23 to assess whether the monkey pox represents a “health emergency public international scope. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director of the agency, pointed out that this appearance …

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Monkeypox: what is known about the unusual outbreak detected in various regions and why it will not be “like another covid pandemic”

Viruela del mono: lo que se sabe del inusual brote detectado en varias regiones y por qué no será “como otra pandemia de covid”

If you feel like the world is still recovering from the covid-19 pandemic, I’m sorry, but there is another virus to deal with. This time it’s about the monkey pox and there are more than 90 confirmed cases in at least 14 countries where this disease would not normally be expected to occur. What’s going …

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Monkeypox: what is this disease detected in Europe and North America and what risks does it pose to health

Los síntomas de la viruela del mono incluyen sarpullido, fiebre, dolor de cabeza, dolores musculares, dolor de espalda, ganglios linfáticos inflamados, escalofríos y agotamiento.

A strange virus is spreading. The appearance of a case of monkeypox in the United Kingdom on May 7 raised alarm bells. With the passing of days, the disease began to spread and nine infected have already been identified in that country, with one peculiarity: sexual intercourse seems to play an important role in contagion. …

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