tests now 100% reimbursed in France – Liberation

The health authorities insist that this detection by test “should only be carried out in the event of persistent doubt after clinical examination”. Tests for the detection of the monkey pox virus will be reimbursed 100% by Health Insurance, said Saturday an order in the Official Journal, after a recommendation to this effect from the … Read more

WHO raises its highest level of alert

Published on : 07/23/2022 – 16:41Modified : 07/23/2022 – 16:49 The boss of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus decided this Saturday, July 23 to declare a “public health emergency of international concern” (USPPI) in the face of the outbreak of monkeypox cases. Two days after a emergency committee meeting, the director general of … Read more

In New York, the LGBT+ community distraught over the progression of monkeypox

Published on : 07/22/2022 – 06:39 Monkeypox continues to spread in the United States. New York has the most cases as authorities struggle to deal with them: not enough vaccines and limited medical care. A situation that provokes the anger of the affected communities. With our correspondent in New York, Loubna Anaki In front of … Read more

Tedros “worried”, seeks advice from the experts of the Emergency Committee

AFP, published on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 02:45 The WHO director-general said he was “worried” on Thursday about the rise in the number of monkeypox cases at the opening of the Emergency Committee meeting, seeking advice from experts before deciding on the reaching the highest level of alert in the organization. “I need your … Read more

first two confirmed cases in Ghana

By Clara Hidalgo Published yesterday at 5:28 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:52 p.m. A WHO doctor takes an oral sample from a patient, suspected of having Marburg hemorrhagic fever, in Kinguangua, DRC, May 6, 2005. CHRISTOPHER BLACK / WHO / AFP This is the first time that this hemorrhagic fever, as deadly as Ebola, has … Read more

“Red alert” for childhood vaccinations around the world

Some 25 million children missed one or more doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis in 2021. This low coverage has led to the emergence of preventable epidemics. The Covid-19 crisis and misinformation are behind the largest continuous decline in childhood vaccinations against other diseases in almost three decades, according to a report … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

Detected cases of monkeypox may just be ‘tip of the iceberg’, says WHO

Some 200 cases of monkey pox have been detected in recent weeks, in countries where the virus does not usually circulate. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday May 27 that the approximately 200 cases of monkeypox detected in recent weeks, in countries where the virus does not usually circulate, could be only “tip … Read more