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Monkeypox 2022: What you need to know about the virus

Where did it come from? How far has it spread? Is this the next pandemic? Here's what you need to know.


Monkeypox: Health ministry confirms only one person contracted virus

Another person who was suspected of having monkeypox was eventually cleared from having the disease, bringing the tally of confirmed cases back to one.

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Can having upright posture make you more confident? - study

Researchers found in a study that there was a connection between upright posture and self-perception, leading to greater confidence.

Bird flu: How is North America's largest-ever outbreak spreading? - study

“There's reason to expect this virus is here to stay, and it's not going to disappear."


WHO working on more monkeypox guidance as cases rise

The outbreak in 11 countries where it is not endemic is highly unusual, according to scientists. More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases have been reported, most of them in Europe.


Health Ministry holds emergency meeting on monkeypox

"No concern of a pandemic of the same magnitude as COVID-19," says Health Ministry official on Monkeypox.

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How to handle a pregnancy when it’s sizzling hot outside

Excessive humidity, insane temperatures, constant thirst and a big stomach? This is how to survive pregnancy when it’s sizzling outside.


Unique valve transplant performed successfully at Hadassah Hospital, first time in Israel

The operation that was required had only been done in a few major centers around the world.

N.Korea reports over 200,000 fever cases for 5th day amid COVID-19 wave

The ongoing COVID-19 wave, declared last week, has fueled concerns over a lack of vaccines, inadequate medical infrastructure and a potential food crisis.


Doctors detect first case of monkeypox in Israel

The Health Ministry announced Friday night that it would investigate the monkeypox case.

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