WHO: more than 3.2 thousand cases of monkeypox infection have been detected in the world

The number of confirmed cases of monkeypox infection in the world has exceeded 3.2 thousand. Such data are provided by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, RIA Novosti reports. The representative of the organization recalled that just over six weeks ago, WHO received notification of three cases of monkeypox in the UK among people who did

WHO to convene emergency committee to assess risk of monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee next week. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the goal would be to assess the risk of the monkeypox outbreak to global health, Reuters reports. According to him, the organization believes that now there is no need for mass vaccination against this disease. p> Earlier it

WHO to convene emergency committee over monkeypox

According to WHO, more than 1.6 thousand confirmed cases of the disease have been registered in 39 countries. The organization considers it necessary to think about protective measures and not wait “until the situation gets out of control” The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene an emergency committee meeting next week to assess the extent

WHO: 4.5 trillion cigarette filters pollute the environment every year

Smoking kills more than 8 million people every year, nearly 4.5 trillion filters from smoked cigarettes pollute the environment, and 84 million tons of carbon dioxide enter the atmosphere. < p> The relevant data is provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the report “Tobacco: poisoning our planet”, writes “Novye Izvestia”. Specialists drew attention

WHO questioned the ability to contain the spread of monkeypox

Effective control of monkeypox will not require such large-scale measures as in the case of the coronavirus pandemic, since the new disease spreads in a different way.  This statement was made by the Director of the European WHO Regional Office Hans Kluge, RIA Novosti reports. However, according to him, at this stage, experts are not

WHO names the possible cause of the spread of monkeypox

The head of the World Health Organization smallpox secretariat, Rosamund Lewis, said that the rapid spread of monkeypox may be due to the lack of immunity against this disease in a large percentage of people, TASS reports. She recalled that in 1980 WHO announced the eradication of smallpox and after that the world was stopped

WHO assesses risk of global monkeypox pandemic

The monkeypox outbreak will not develop into a global pandemic comparable in scale to the coronavirus pandemic. This statement was made by the head of the smallpox secretariat of the WHO Emergency Program, Rosamund Lewis, RIA Novosti reports. “We don’t know, but we don’t think so,” – Lewis noted in response to a related question.

Monkeypox mass vaccination not needed – WHO

Rosamund Lewis, head of the smallpox secretariat of the WHO Emergency Programme, sees no need for mass vaccination against monkeypox, TASS reports. According to her, at present time there is no need to conduct large-scale campaigns to immunize the population. Lewis said that the disease is transmitted through close physical contact, so it is necessary

Russia is ready to support the work of the WHO office on noncommunicable diseases

Secretary of State – Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Alexandra Dronova said that Russia is ready to continue supporting the work of the World Health Organization European Office for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases in Moscow, TASS reports. On e According to the Russian Federation, the Russian Federation assists WHO in its

Andrea Bocelli confirms he tested positive for COVID-19

Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli has confirmed he was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March, but had a “swift and full recovery” before his hugely successful Easter Sunday webcast. In a Facebook post shared on May 27 (US time), the opera singer explained he did not reveal his diagnosis earlier because he wanted to protect his