WHO to use 'mpox' for monkeypox to tackle stigma
WHO launched a public consultation process to find a new name for the disease earlier this year and received more than 200 proposals.
'Considerable' monkeypox transmission happens before symptoms, study suggests
Monkeypox exploded around the world earlier this year, with outbreaks in dozens of countries where it had never previously appeared.
Don't touch foreigners to reduce monkeypox risk, says Chinese health official
The southwestern city of Chongqing recorded a monkeypox virus infection in an individual who arrived from abroad, marking mainland China's first known monkeypox infection.
WHO reports 21% decline in monkeypox cases globally
So far, more than 41,000 cases of monkeypox and 12 deaths have been reported from 96 countries, with the majority of cases from the US.
Indonesia confirms first monkeypox case in citizen returning from abroad
The health ministry is urging calm and has reassured the public that monkeypox is treatable.
WHO vows nothing 'ridiculous' as public submits ideas to rename monkeypox
Pressure is growing for a new name for the disease, in part because critics say it is misleading, since monkeys are not the original animal host.
'Early signs' monkeypox outbreak plateauing in UK, health authority says
But the UK Health Security Agency warns against complacency.
US declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency
The US tally topped 6,600 on Wednesday, almost all of the cases among men who have sex with men.
India confirms Asia's first monkeypox death
India's federal health ministry says the government has formed a task force of senior officials to monitor monkeypox cases in the country, where local media have reported at least five infections.
Spain reports second monkeypox-related death in Europe
This is thought to be only the third outside of Africa in the current outbreak.
Brazil reports first monkeypox death outside Africa in current outbreak
The victim was a 41-year-old man who also suffered from lymphoma and a weakened immune system.
Philippines reports first monkeypox case, traces 10 close contacts
The person had previously travelled to countries with documented monkeypox cases.