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WHO: Monkeypox is not yet a health emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) says monkeypox is not yet a global public health emergency. The statement came after a meeting of WHO experts and leaders on June 23. The WHO said the committee had some differing views, but all agreed that at this stage the outbreak was not a Public Health Emergency of Emergency […]

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How is monkeypox different from the flu?

Monkeypox has flu-like symptoms in the first three days, including high fever, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc., so it is necessary to rely on epidemiological factors to recognize. Doctor Ngo Thanh Ha, Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, said monkeypox is a disease caused by a virus. These […]

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Vaccines and drugs to treat monkeypox

In addition to using inactivated virus vaccines, Europe and the United States use antiviral drugs to treat people with monkeypox. Currently, there is only one vaccine against monkeypox in Europe, Jynneos of Bavaria Nordic. Jynneos uses an inactivated virus that cannot be replicated. Thus, the smallpox virus in the vaccine does not spread in the […]