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#monkeypox

# monkeypox - Monday 19 September, 2022

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case
# Virus
# Virus

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case

Sep 19th 2022, 12:45 PM 8,747 Views 5 Comments

China recorded an infection on Friday in a person who had recently arrived from overseas and is in quarantine.

# monkeypox - Friday 2 September, 2022

New monkeypox strain identified in UK, health officials say risk to public is 'very low'
# West Africa
# West Africa

New monkeypox strain identified in UK, health officials say risk to public is 'very low'

Sep 2nd 2022, 6:23 PM 10,869 Views 3 Comments

Contact tracing is being conducted to establish if there are any further linked cases.

# monkeypox - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Opinion: Lack of clarity around monkeypox vaccination specifics is likely to add to confusion
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Opinion: Lack of clarity around monkeypox vaccination specifics is likely to add to confusion

Aug 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 6,766 Views 0 Comments

Dr John Gilmore and Dr Chris Noone write that the Government must ensure that those most at risk from the virus receive adequate support.

Monkeypox cases rise to 126 as new advice on vaccines could increase doses fivefold
# Health
# Health

Monkeypox cases rise to 126 as new advice on vaccines could increase doses fivefold

Updated Aug 25th 2022, 10:53 AM 15,139 Views 36 Comments

14 cases have been confirmed since the previous weekly report.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Gardaí monitoring safety of Irish politicians amidst resurgence of violent rhetoric online
# Threats
# Threats

Gardaí monitoring safety of Irish politicians amidst resurgence of violent rhetoric online

Aug 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 26,796 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are aware of several people involved in spreading hateful messages and veiled threats.

# monkeypox - Thursday 18 August, 2022

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO

Updated Aug 18th 2022, 2:20 PM 16,871 Views 18 Comments

Last month the World Health Organization announced that the outbreak is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

# monkeypox - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout

Updated Aug 17th 2022, 5:33 PM 33,054 Views 18 Comments

Services will contact this group in the coming days and the HSE aims to deliver two doses 28 days apart.

# monkeypox - Sunday 14 August, 2022

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security

Aug 14th 2022, 7:30 AM 19,852 Views 6 Comments

Speaking to The Explainer podcast, Dr Cillian de Gascun said it should not be overlooked that household contacts and healthcare workers are also at risk.

# monkeypox - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit
# Welfare
# Welfare

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit

Aug 13th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,991 Views 6 Comments

Financial supports may available to those who contract the virus.

# monkeypox - Thursday 11 August, 2022

The Explainer: What's being done to stop the spread of monkeypox?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What's being done to stop the spread of monkeypox?

Aug 11th 2022, 5:05 PM 3,225 Views 0 Comments

Over 100 cases have now been reported in Ireland.

# monkeypox - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101

Aug 10th 2022, 5:28 PM 11,570 Views 8 Comments

This is an increase of four cases from Wednesday 3 August.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Debunked: No, The Journal didn't report a man's death from monkeypox after his 'parachute failed'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, The Journal didn't report a man's death from monkeypox after his 'parachute failed'

Aug 9th 2022, 2:10 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

An image featuring The Journal’s logo has been manipulated.

Debunked: No, The Journal did not report that monkeypox lives on toilets for 120 years
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, The Journal did not report that monkeypox lives on toilets for 120 years

Aug 9th 2022, 8:46 AM 802 Views 0 Comments

The article has been photoshopped and the claim is fake.

# monkeypox - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Government called on to implement 'robust strategy' to tackle monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Government called on to implement 'robust strategy' to tackle monkeypox

Aug 6th 2022, 2:16 PM 7,454 Views 4 Comments

“As cases slowly climb,” Senator Jerry Buttimer says “it is crucial that we are preventative in our actions”.

Number of monkeypox cases in UK beginning to plateau, figures suggest
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of monkeypox cases in UK beginning to plateau, figures suggest

Aug 6th 2022, 8:14 AM 8,849 Views 0 Comments

There have been 2,859 cases of the illness recorded in the UK so far, the UK Health Security Agency said.

# monkeypox - Friday 5 August, 2022

Vaccination advice for groups most at risk of monkeypox to be issued soon
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Vaccination advice for groups most at risk of monkeypox to be issued soon

Aug 5th 2022, 3:58 PM 9,124 Views 10 Comments

It follows calls to speed up the rollout of the vaccine to at-risk groups.

# monkeypox - Thursday 4 August, 2022

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak
# Emergency
# Emergency

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 10:15 PM 17,477 Views 19 Comments

The White House said it has made more than 1.1 million doses of vaccine available.

Number of monkeypox cases in Ireland rises to 97
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of monkeypox cases in Ireland rises to 97

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 11:50 AM 14,844 Views 15 Comments

Most cases here are not linked to travel from countries where the virus is endemic.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency

Aug 2nd 2022, 7:36 AM 19,273 Views 3 Comments

The World Health Organization recently declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

# monkeypox - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Spain reports second monkeypox-linked death
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Spain reports second monkeypox-linked death

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 3:08 PM 40,422 Views 42 Comments

It is not confirmed if the deaths were actually caused by monkeypox, with autopsies still ongoing.

Monkeypox: Shame and stigma will prolong outbreak, campaigners say
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Shame and stigma will prolong outbreak, campaigners say

Jul 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,268 Views 0 Comments

An advocacy group for gay and bisexual men has urged the government to secure enough vaccines for those who are vulnerable.

# monkeypox - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Monkeypox vaccine supplies in Ireland 'low and limited', says HSE
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox vaccine supplies in Ireland 'low and limited', says HSE

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 6:56 PM 19,209 Views 27 Comments
  • A smallpox vaccine approved for use against monkeypox is to be rolled out to groups most at risk of infection
  • The HSE and other stakeholders will now decide how to identify those most at risk
  • The WHO has been asked to rename the virus due to concerns that stigma and shame will prevent people from seeking treatment

# monkeypox - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure

Jul 26th 2022, 3:54 PM 25,181 Views 21 Comments

The current outbreak of the virus was deemed a public health emergency by the WHO over the weekend.

# monkeypox - Monday 25 July, 2022

EU approves smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU approves smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox

Jul 25th 2022, 10:28 AM 9,874 Views 16 Comments

Imvanex has been approved in the EU since 2013 for the prevention of smallpox.

# monkeypox - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Monkeypox: how a global health emergency is decided
# Global Health Emergency
# Global Health Emergency

Monkeypox: how a global health emergency is decided

Jul 23rd 2022, 4:41 PM 14,006 Views 21 Comments

The WHO has declared the surge in monkeypox to be a PHEIC, but what is a PHEIC?

Monkeypox declared global health emergency by World Health Organization
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox declared global health emergency by World Health Organization

Jul 23rd 2022, 3:17 PM 65,066 Views 1 Comment

69 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Ireland so far.

# monkeypox - Friday 22 July, 2022

EU medicines agency recommends use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

EU medicines agency recommends use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox

Jul 22nd 2022, 1:20 PM 10,504 Views 10 Comments

Monkeypox resembles smallpox but is less dangerous and contagious.

# monkeypox - Thursday 21 July, 2022

WHO to decide whether monkeypox is global health emergency
# Alarm Bell
# Alarm Bell

WHO to decide whether monkeypox is global health emergency

Jul 21st 2022, 7:46 AM 11,202 Views 6 Comments

Nearly 14,000 cases have been reported from more than 70 countries

# monkeypox - Friday 15 July, 2022

WHO to decide if monkeypox is a global emergency as Ireland records 10 more cases
# Public Health
# Public Health

WHO to decide if monkeypox is a global emergency as Ireland records 10 more cases

Jul 15th 2022, 8:47 AM 16,511 Views 4 Comments

The WHO decided in June against declaring such an emergency but will reconvene next week amid rising cases.

# monkeypox - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

WHO to reconvene monkeypox emergency committee
# Meeting
# Meeting

WHO to reconvene monkeypox emergency committee

Jul 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 13,934 Views 8 Comments

There have been 39 monkeypox cases confirmed in Ireland so far.

# monkeypox - Monday 4 July, 2022

Ireland to receive more monkeypox vaccines
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Ireland to receive more monkeypox vaccines

Jul 4th 2022, 10:55 PM 10,623 Views 13 Comments

There have been 39 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ireland.

# monkeypox - Friday 1 July, 2022

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials

Jul 1st 2022, 7:22 PM 12,272 Views 2 Comments

Countries in Africa have reported more than 1,800 suspected cases so far this year including more than 70 deaths.

WHO calls for 'urgent' action in Europe over monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO calls for 'urgent' action in Europe over monkeypox

Jul 1st 2022, 6:01 PM 11,593 Views 8 Comments

Some 39 cases of the virus have been confirmed in Ireland.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox

Jun 28th 2022, 4:41 PM 4,901 Views 7 Comments

Monkeypox is related to smallpox, but has far less severe symptoms.

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases
# WHO
# WHO

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases

Jun 28th 2022, 10:53 AM 7,519 Views 3 Comments

The WHO also believes that the amount of cases could be underestimated.

# monkeypox - Sunday 26 June, 2022

WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency

Jun 26th 2022, 8:22 AM 10,948 Views 11 Comments

More than 3,200 confirmed cases and one death have now been reported.

# monkeypox - Thursday 23 June, 2022

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland

Jun 23rd 2022, 5:43 PM 16,686 Views 16 Comments

All 28 patients with monkeypox are men and the majority are aged between 25 and 44.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

UK to offer vaccine to gay and bisexual men at higher risk of exposure to monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UK to offer vaccine to gay and bisexual men at higher risk of exposure to monkeypox

Jun 21st 2022, 10:37 PM 17,821 Views 22 Comments

Eligibility would depend on a number of factors.

# monkeypox - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

WHO to create new name for monkeypox to avoid discrimination
# Stigma
# Stigma

WHO to create new name for monkeypox to avoid discrimination

Jun 15th 2022, 11:50 AM 21,495 Views 48 Comments

As of 8 June there were a total of 9 confirmed cases here.

# monkeypox - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox

Jun 14th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,886 Views 11 Comments

The jabs are authorised for use against smallpox, but officials say they will also work against the monkeypox virus too.

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