Government Declares Outbreak Of Monkeypox

The Gombe State government on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the Monkeypox virus in the state after three suspected cases returned positive.  The Commissioner of Health, Dr Habu Dahiru, who disclosed this to newsmen, said out of 19 suspected cases reported to the state’s Ministry of Health, three samples were found to be positive. “The […]

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Bauchi records outbreak of monkeypox as govt urge residents not to panic

Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA) has confirmed an outbreak of monkeypox in the state. Speaking on Friday the Executive Chairman of the Agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed made the confirmation to DAILY POST in Anguwan Galadima, Tirwun shortly after flagging off OBR for the month of July. “Yes, there is an outbreak of monkeypox […]

Bauchi records outbreak of monkeypox as govt urge residents not to panic

WHO Declares Monkeypox Global Health Emergency

The rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak represents a global health emergency, the World Health Organization’s highest level of alert, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Saturday. The WHO label – a “public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC)” – is designed to trigger a coordinated international response and could unlock funding to collaborate on sharing […]

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WHO declares monkeypox outbreak ’emergency of international concern’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries an “emergency of international concern.” WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the outbreak is concentrated among men who have sex with men. “Although I am declaring a public health emergency of international concern, for the moment this is an outbreak […]

WHO declares monkeypox outbreak ’emergency of international concern’

Kwara Confirms First Case Of Monkeypox

The Kwara State Government on Thursday confirmed its first case of monkeypox in the North-Central state. Dr Raji Razaq, the Commissioner for Health, disclosed this in Ilorin via a statement, saying the recorded case followed rigorous efforts of the surveillance and response team that it activated since the index case was reported in the country […]

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America denies establishing ‘US-controlled laboratories’ in Nigeria

The United States has rejected the claims that the current outbreak of monkeypox originated from America. A statement by the US Embassy on Tuesday also said the country had no “U.S.-controlled laboratories” in Nigeria. There are calls on social media and elsewhere, urging the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe the global powerhouse. “There is […]

America denies establishing ‘US-controlled laboratories’ in Nigeria