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Monkeypox might be a new kind of STD, Israeli doctors say

After WHO declared a global health emergency, health officials recommend that at-risk populations use condoms during sexual activity.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
25/07/2022

Israel ups monkeypox vaccine shipment to 5K after WHO declaration

The original agreed-upon shipment of 2,000 vaccines was more than doubled on Horowitz's request • 105 Israeli men test positive for monkeypox as of Saturday

Monkeypox: Israel to acquire 2,000 vaccines - Health Ministry

So far, in Israel, there are 90 registered monkeypox cases, none requiring hospitalization.

Monkeypox can contaminate surfaces, unclear if contagious - study

While scientists were able to identify monkeypox viral contamination on surfaces. However, they were unable to determine if one could actually contract the disease from these surfaces.

05/07/2022

CDC Monkeypox guidelines: Have sex with clothes on, masturbate six feet apart

The new CDC guidelines are meant to inform people on how to manage the risk of contracting Monkeypox at social gatherings or during sexual encounters. 

WHO may rename monkeypox - here's why

Its guidelines recommend avoiding animal names or geographic regions. The novel coronavirus and its variants were renamed for this reason.

Monkeypox: Israel detects its second case

The patient was hospitalized at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and is said to be in mild condition.

Mike Ryan, Executive Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), attends a news conference at t

Disease experts call on WHO, governments for more action on monkeypox

The WHO is considering whether the monkeypox outbreak should be assessed as a potential public health emergency of international concern.

By REUTERS
28/05/2022
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period, as efforts continue to help sl

Canada reports 10 new cases of monkeypox, including the first in Ontario

The province of Quebec has reported 25 cases, an increase of nine cases from Wednesday.

By REUTERS
27/05/2022

Monkeypox: Two antiviral drugs studied as possible treatments - study

The study, which retrospectively looked at seven monkeypox cases in the UK, noted the response of patients to the use of antiviral drugs tecovirimat and brincidofovir in trying to treat monkeypox.

26/05/2022
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