Spain monkeypox cases tally reaches 31, mostly linked to sauna

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MADRID/LISBON, May 20 (Reuters) – Health authorities in … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Cases in nine European countries, North America, Australia … Read more

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner | CDC via AP The World Health Organization has confirmed … Read more

Tinnitus Seems to Be Somehow Linked to a Crucial Bodily Function, Studies Hint

Around 15 percent of the world’s population suffers from tinnitus, a condition which causes someone to hear a sound (such as ringing or buzzing) without any external source. It’s often associated with hearing loss. Not only can the condition be annoying for sufferers, it can also have a serious effect on mental health, often causing … Read more

Monkeypox spreading in Europe, US, has African scientists baffled | news

As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease’s spread in developed countries. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have not previously been seen among people with no links to Central and West Africa. France, Germany, … Read more

What Is Monkeypox? – The New York Times

The rare monkeypox virus, usually confined mostly to Central and West Africa, has spread in unusual ways this year, and among populations that have not been vulnerable in the past. But while the transmissions have created some alarm among officials and infectious disease experts, and while a Covid-weary world is on high alert for new … Read more

WHO to hold emergency meeting on monkeypox on Friday -sources

A logo is pictured at the World Health Organization (WHO) building in Geneva, Switzerland, February 2, 2020. Picture taken February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization is set to hold an emergency meeting to discuss monkeypox on Friday, … Read more

why scientists are on alert

The monkeypox virus (shown here in a colored transmission electron micrograph) is closely related to the smallpox virus.Credit: UK Health Security Agency/Science Photo Library More than 120 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, a rare viral disease detected outside of Africa, have been reported in at least 11 non-African countries in the past week. The … Read more

Masks urged in 22 Michigan counties, CDC warns

The number of Michigan counties where risk from COVID-19 is high has grown to 22 this week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as a new wave of cases and hospitalizations sweeps the state and the nation. “There’s a lot of infections across America,” Dr. Ashish Jha, White House coronavirus response … Read more