First case of monkeypox detected in Ukraine

The first case of monkeypox was registered in Ukraine. This was announced by the Ministry of Health of the country on September 15. “The first case of monkeypox has been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine. The appearance of symptoms of the disease and the preliminary results of collecting an epidemiological history indicate that the patient was … Read more

The expert assessed the possibility of transmission of monkeypox to humans from a dog

No cases of human infection with monkeypox from dogs have been observed, but theoretically such a possibility may exist. This was announced on Thursday, August 18, by the head of the Yekaterinburg Research Institute of Viral Infections of the SSC VB “Vector” of Rospotrebnadzor, Doctor of Biological Sciences Alexander Semenov. “No, such cases have not … Read more

Woman gets first monkeypox in India

India reports first case of monkeypox in a woman. According to the Indian Express newspaper on August 4, this brings the number of cases of this disease in the country to nine. The infected person is a Nigerian woman in her 30s who has been living in Delhi for over a month. She tested positive … Read more

US asks to rename monkeypox for tolerance reasons

The authorities of New York have approached the World Health Organization (WHO) with a proposal to rename “monkeypox” to a more tolerant name so as not to injure members of the LGBT community and black people. This is reported by the newspaper Le Monte on July 27. “This terminology is also rooted in racist history … Read more

Map of monkeypox infection in the world

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