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Tedros: monkeypox “a public health emergency of international concern”

Tedros: monkeypox "a public health emergency of international concern"

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Health officials in Germany, the European Union and elsewhere are looking at the dangers of the continued spread of monkeypox and how to best contain the disease.
5 Jun
Two cases of monkeypox were confirmed by Argentina on Friday in individuals who had recently arrived from Spain.
5 Jun
Social media users worldwide are claiming that an ingredient in the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine - namely the "chimpanzee adenovirus vector" - is the reason behind the increase in global Monkeypox infections. However, these viruses are completely unrelated. We tell you why in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
9 Jun
Was the monkeypox outbreak caused by AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine? Or did the virus come from a laboratory? DW looks at some of the most blatant monkeypox conspiracy myths.
14 Jun
London is preparing unilateral changes to the protocol governing trade in Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The head of Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party accused Boris Johnson's government of choosing a "destructive path."
13 Jun
Starting on Sunday, international passengers flying to the United States will no longer have to present a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the plane.
15 Jun
The European Union has reached a deal on anti-monkeypox vaccines, with first jabs expected to arrive within weeks. The agreement was made through a new bloc-wide authority formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 Jun
Bayern Munich sign 20-year-old Netherlands midfielder Ryan Gravenberch from Ajax Amsterdam on a five-year deal.
19 Jun
Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan. Although the war in Ukraine is threatening Egypt's food security, the minister believes that "pre-emptive action" undertaken by Cairo in the past few years will help "mitigate" the impact of a possible wheat shortage. Al-Mashat also called for the COP27 climate summit in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in November to be one turning of "pledges" into "implementation".
15 Jun
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20 Jun
A cluster of monkeypox cases have been detected among men who have sex with men, but the disease can spread among any group of people in close contact, say WHO officials.