Immunization focal points and epidemiologists are familiar with the Technical and Operational Guidelines for the Introduction of the Mpox Monkeypox Vaccine – PAHO/WHO

San Pedro Sula, December 7, 2022 (PAHO/WHO). The Ministry of Health with the technical and financial cooperation of PAHO/WHO carry out a workshop on the dissemination of the technical and operational guidelines for the introduction of the monkeypox vaccine (mpox), with the objective of responding to confirmation of cases of the disease in the national … Read more

Bauru Health Department confirms the fourth case of Monkeypox

The Bauru Health Department confirmed, this Monday (12/05), the fourth case of the so-called Monkeypox, also known as Monkeypox. He is a 38-year-old man, who presented the symptoms on November 7th and had his exam confirmed on November 30th. He has no recent travel history, so he is an autochthonous case, that is, the virus … Read more

Noticia Tolima: Colombia would have vaccines against monkeypox

In the case of Colombia, the management, whose result exceeds the initial offer made by another proponent for the region of the Americasincluded the participation of infectious disease doctor Carlos Álvarez, research professor at the National University of Colombia, and WHO representative for Covid studies in the country. In the same way, the accompaniment of … Read more

Monkeypox Changes Name to Mpox Until Pregnant Women Become More Mellow

Jakarta: If some time ago various countries, including Indonesia, were horrified by monkey pox, now the disease has been classified as declining. In addition, WHO also plans to change the name of this monkeypox disease to another so that it does not become a stigma for some people. As a result, the World Health Organization … Read more

Obligation to report monkeypox will be abolished

Doctors no longer have to immediately report the monkeypox virus (nowadays called mpox) or suspicions thereof. The disease will no longer be classified as an A infectious disease, Minister Ernst Kuipers (Public Health) wrote to the House of Representatives on Friday. The duty to report was introduced on 21 May to detect new cases as … Read more

WHO recommends using the name ‘mpox’ to talk about monkeypox – Portal Sete.com.br

The World Health Organization (WHO) released this Monday (28) a statement recommending the adoption of the name “mpox” for monkeypox (Monkeypox). According to the entity, the change is important to avoid the use of racist and stigmatizing language. Certain communities have complained about the use of the disease’s name in a derogatory and racist manner. … Read more

Monkeypox has been renamed “mpox” in order to combat the stigma.

Effective November 29, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the monkeypox virus will henceforth be called “mpox” in an effort to reduce the stigma of this disease. Crédit image : Berkay Ataseven / Shutterstock.com « Mpox » Since the onset of the current mpox epidemic in many non-endemic regions around the world, racist and … Read more