No monkeypox cases in Tamil Nadu, says Health Minister

He said all the government and private hospitals in the State have been instructed to inform the respective deputy director of health services if any persons have any symptoms of monkeypox. 

published on : 25th May 2022

Monkeypox primarily spread via sexual contact, but containable: WHO

The WHO has warned that the infection is likely to spread to more nations even as it expands surveillance.

published on : 24th May 2022

Monkeypox scare: TN district collectors told to raise surveillance

He also instructed them to isolate all suspected cases at designated healthcare facilities and report contact with a person or people with suspected monkeypox.

published on : 24th May 2022

Monkeypox: Karnataka ups surveillance at airports

Those with symptoms to be isolated; Virus can spread from contact with bodily fluids such as saliva from coughing  

published on : 22nd May 2022

Odisha sounds alert on monkeypox after Centre’s advisory

Clinically it resembles that of smallpox, a related orthopoxvirus infection which was declared eradicated worldwide in 1980.

published on : 22nd May 2022

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

To date, no one has died in the outbreak. Monkeypox typically causes fever, chills, rash and lesions on the face or genitals. 

published on : 21st May 2022

'Keep a close watch on situation': Government to officials amid Monkeypox cases in Europe

The Union health ministry has also directed airport and port health officers to be vigilant.

published on : 20th May 2022

France, Germany and Belgium report first cases of monkeypox

Separately, the German armed forces' microbiology institute said it has confirmed the virus in a patient who developed skin lesions -- a symptom of the disease.

published on : 20th May 2022

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in North America, Europe

Canada was the latest country to report it was investigating more than a dozen suspected cases of monkeypox, after Spain and Portugal detected more than 40 possible and verified cases.

published on : 19th May 2022

‘Bottle’ it out

Bottles were flipped in the air, spun around, beverages poured and served with flair and flamboyance amid cheers at Posh Nosh, Jubilee Hills on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

Poaching: Monkey alert for all states, forest depts

Conservationists pointed out that in the 1990s, Beagles were used for trials and after a lot of effort it was stopped.

published on : 14th May 2022

Kyasanur Forest Disease: Rise and spread of six-decade-old menace

Complacency in re-administration causes rise, as vaccine immunity lasts a year; 2022 to see peak, says scientist  

published on : 24th April 2022

Not many takers for monkey fever vaccine in Siddapur taluk

The monkey fever has reared its ugly head again in Siddapur taluk of the district.

published on : 20th April 2022

Perambalur village residents reel under monkey menace

A troop of over 30 monkeys from the nearby forest area has been regularly breaking into the locked houses.

published on : 9th April 2022

‘Aviyal is not a typical coming-of-age drama’

Screenwriter Shanil Muhammed on his independent directorial debut about the transitioning phases of a young musician

published on : 30th March 2022
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