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UK: 77 new cases of monkeypox, the largest outbreak outside Africa

London (AFP) – British health officials have reported 77 cases of monkeypox On Monday, it brought the total to more than 300 across the country. To date, the UK has the largest outbreak outside Africa, with the vast majority of infections in gay and bisexual men. Health officials warn that anyone, regardless of their sexual …

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WHO expert says monkeypox may have been spreading undetected for ‘years’

A World Health Organization expert has claimed monkeypox may have spread around the world undetected for “two years”. Dr. Rosamund Lewis, the technical officer for tropical disease at the agency, said media work was underway to determine how long the disease has been in human-to-human transmission. But she noted that tropical disease can be present …

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The United States released 1,200 monkeypox vaccines in response to the outbreak

CNN – With the number of monkeypox cases rising amid an ongoing global outbreak, US health officials said Friday they are ramping up testing, contact tracing, and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of these efforts, about 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine have been administered in the United States, said Dr. Raj …

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