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Global experts name new Monkeypox virus variants

A group of global experts convened by WHO weekend named new monkeypox virus variants, as part of ongoing efforts to align the names of the monkeypox disease, virus and variants

Edo intensifies response to contain monkeypox

Patients recount experience After four days of complaining of fever, headache, fatigue and cough, 40 year-old Mr V Ehosa (not real name), a land seller residing in Benin, Edo State,

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Monkeypox: Signs and Symptoms

           Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola.  It is now being

LASUTH records Monkeypox case  

Shuts unit, places health workers under observation A 40-year-old patient on admission at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, has tested positive for the Monkeypox virus even as the

Borno confirms outbreak of monkey pox in Maiduguri

The Director of Public Health, Borno State Ministry of Health, Dr. Lawi Mshelia has confirmed the outbreak of Monkeypox in the state.  In an interview with journalists in Maiduguri on

Nigeria reports 62 confirmed cases of Monkeypox in 2022 – NCDC says 

…204 suspected cases also reported The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that between January 2022 till date that the country has witnessed about 204 cases suspected Monkeypox,

Monkeypox reported in 7 African countries

Facts you should know Preliminary report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that no fewer than 1400 monkeypox cases (1392 suspected, 44 confirmed) have been cumulatively  reported this

Monkeypox: Lagos alerts residents

 Calls for precautionary measures Lagos State Government has again urged citizens to ensure and maintain adequate personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of precautionary measures to prevent

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Monkeypox: FG confirms 3 cases

Four cases from Lagos confirmed negative ABUJA – The Federal Ministry of Health announced today that three samples from the 17 suspected cases of monkeypox disease reported at the Niger

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Monkeypox spreads to six more states

Total suspected cases now  31 Lagos confirms 2 suspected cases Six more states have reported cases of suspected monkeypox, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said today in a

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Monkeypox spreads to Akwa Ibom State

 Two infected persons recover in Bayelsa The Akwa Ibom State government on Sunday announced that monkeypox disease, first reported in neighbouring  Bayelsa State, has spread to the state.  . Speaking in