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US declares a national health emergency over monkeypox outbreak - BBC News

US declares a national health emergency over monkeypox outbreak – BBC News

Drafting BBC News World August 4, 2022, 19:05 GMT Updated 53 minutes image source, Getty Images The United States government declared a national public health emergency on Thursday over the monkeypox outbreak, at a time when nearly 7,000 cases are registered in the country. With the initiative, the authorities hope to take the response to …

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WHO warns that the world is facing an outbreak of childhood hepatitis "of unknown origin"

WHO warns that the world is facing an outbreak of childhood hepatitis “of unknown origin”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the world is facing a hepatitis outbreak “of unknown origin” affecting childrenand has highlighted the “thousands of acute viral infections” of the disease that occur annually among children, adolescents and adults. In this sense, the agency has reported that works “side by side” with scientists and policy …

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WHO declares international emergency due to monkeypox outbreak in 76 countries

WHO declares international emergency due to monkeypox outbreak in 76 countries

A month after deciding not to do so, the World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday declared a public health emergency of international concern. This is an unprecedented decision by the organization’s director general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as the emergency committee had narrowly voted against establishing what is considered the highest level of public health alarm. …

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This is the Marburg virus disease, of which Ghana has decreed the first outbreak

This is the Marburg virus disease, of which Ghana has decreed the first outbreak

Ghana has just decreed the first outbreak in its history of Marburg virus disease, a pathology that causes hemorrhagic fever and has a mortality of 50% that can reach more than 80% if left untreated, according to the World Organization of Health (WHO). Marburg virus is a filovirus of the Ebola family and both cause …

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