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Study decodes how Monkeypox virus infiltrates brain cells

Study decodes how Monkeypox virus infiltrates brain cells

The virus is transmitted primarily through close physical contact and causes a disease with symptoms similar to smallpox, although less severe

19 February,2024 09:11 PM IST | Toronto | IANS
Scientists are closer to developing antiviral to fight mpox, Covid

Scientists are closer to developing antiviral to fight mpox, Covid

A team from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague deciphered the structure of the protein methyltransferase from the monkeypox virus

03 May,2023 03:47 PM IST | London | IANS
Monkeypox declining globally since mid-August: Govt

Monkeypox declining globally since mid-August: Govt

Most cases detected till date have been mild and treatment for the disease remains largely supportive, Pawar said in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday

21 December,2022 12:57 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

The UN health agency said in a statement Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox, saying that both monkeypox and mpox would be used for the next year while the old name is phased out

28 November,2022 06:08 PM IST | London | AP
Monkeypox mutations have made the virus stronger and smarter: Study

Monkeypox mutations have made the virus stronger and smarter: Study

The virus has infected more than 77,000 people in more than 100 countries, and in recent times, the case fatality ratio has been around 3e6 per cent, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)

07 November,2022 04:34 PM IST | New York | IANS
Monkeypox elimination unlikely in US: Officials

Monkeypox elimination unlikely in US: Officials

The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said

02 October,2022 06:54 PM IST | New York | Agencies
As Delhi Reports 9th Monkeypox Case, Dr. Sunil Raina from World Health Network

As Delhi Reports 9th Monkeypox Case, Dr. Sunil Raina from World Health Network

Dr. Sunil Raina, departmental head of community medicine, Dr. R.P Government Medical College discusses about Monkeypox.

26 September,2022 05:13 PM IST | Mumbai | BrandMedia
Delhi records 9th monkeypox case, India's tally rises to 14

Delhi records 9th monkeypox case, India's tally rises to 14

The woman was admitted to the LNJP Hospital with blisters and pus-filled lesions on genitals on September 16

19 September,2022 08:15 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi, India's tally rises to 13

Nigerian woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi, India's tally rises to 13

The woman has been admitted to LNJP Hospital

16 September,2022 10:57 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Lack of quality treatment guidelines is hampering monkeypox care globally

Lack of quality treatment guidelines is hampering monkeypox care globally

Existing guidance, such as it is, too often lacks sufficient detail, fails to include different groups, and is contradictory, said the researchers from universities of Oxford in the UK, Bristol in Australia, and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, among others

18 August,2022 06:46 PM IST | London | IANS

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