Related News - Monkeypox

Related News - Monkeypox

US declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

The United States has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, the health secretary said on thursday, a move expected to free up additional funding and tools to fight the disease. 

10:59 5 August 2022

India reports first monkeypox death in Kerala

The Indian state of Kerala has reported the first monkeypox-related death in the country. 

12:55 1 August 2022

BSMMU gives early warning on monkeypox outbreak in country

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed today advised being alert in advance so that monkeypox cannot spread in Bangladesh.

17:00 30 July 2022

Singapore detects first monkeypox case

Monkeypox has been detected for the first time in Singapore, Southeast Asia. Monkeypox has been identified in the body of a British citizen, according to the country’s health ministry. Reports - CNN

10:04 23 June 2022

66 deaths from monkeypox in Africa

Africa has documented 1,597 suspected cases of monkeypox since the start of 2022, of which 66 have been fatal, the acting director of Africa’s top public health agency Ahmed Ogwell Ouma said on Thursday. 

10:34 17 June 2022

Dhaka-arrive Turkish national shows no monkeypox symptoms: DGHS

The Turkish national who came to Dhaka did not have any monkeypox symptoms, Ahmedul Kabir, additional director general (Administration) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), informed the media.

11:41 8 June 2022

No patients infected with monkeypox in country: Health Ministry

No one has been infected with the monkeypox virus in Bangladesh so far, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

20:26 7 June 2022

Over 700 monkeypox cases globally, 21 in US

Though its new spread may be linked to particular gay festivals in Europe, monkeypox is not thought to be a sexually transmitted disease... 

11:15 4 June 2022

Don’t have to worry about Monkeypox right now: DMCH

Bangladesh does not have to worry about Monkeypox right now. Apart from making all kinds of preparations, one should be aware, said doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).  

18:42 28 May 2022

Monkeypox cases detected in 3 more countries

Monkeypox can be spread through: touching clothing, bedding or towels used by someone with the monkeypox rash; touching monkeypox skin blisters or scabs; the coughs or sneezes of a person with the monkeypox rash. 

08:51 25 May 2022

Monkeypox: Alerts issued in country’s all ports

There is no specific vaccine for monkeypox, but a smallpox jab offers 85% protection since the two viruses are quite similar. 

09:49 22 May 2022

Monkeypox spreads to 11 countries: WHO warns

About 80 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in 11 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) says, warning that more cases are likely to be reported. 

11:41 21 May 2022

New monkeypox cases take UK total to 20

UK health officials said on Friday there had been 11 more confirmed cases of the rare monkeypox virus in the country, taking the total to 20.

21:05 20 May 2022