Monkeypox presents moderate risk to global public health, WHO says
Virus has appeared in countries where it is not endemic.
Disease experts call on WHO, governments for more action on monkeypoxGENEVA, May 28 — Some prominent infectious disease experts are pushing for faster action from global health authorities to contain a growing monkeypox outbreak that has spread to...
Monkeypox: No plans to close country's borders, says deputy health ministerMELAKA (May 28): The government is not planning to close the country's border gates at this time despite cases of monkeypox detected in several countries, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali.He said health checks had been tightened at all entry points, especially for international travellers from countries exposed to the virus, to curb the spread of infection in Malaysia. 'We have briefed all Ministry of Health (MoH) staff on this matter, and will strengthen control in all aspects. If symptoms are detected, an
Govt not planning to close borders due to Monkeypox virus, says deputy health minister | The Malaysian InsightGovt not planning to close borders due to Monkeypox virus, says deputy health minister
Mexico confirms first case of monkeypox: Health officialMEXICO CITY: Mexico on Saturday reported the first confirmed case of monkeypox in the country, according to deputy health secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell....
Laos monitors monkeypox among touristsFollowing a report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) that cases of monkeypox have emerged in several countries, health officials in Laos are on high alert, reports Laotian Times.
Monkeypox unlikely to be a pandemic, but cases could be detected in Singapore in coming weeks, says health ministerMonkeypox is very unlikely to be a pandemic like Covid-19, but Singapore should not be surprised if the virus is detected here, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Saturday