RKI rarely sees new Omicron variants

DThe nationwide seven-day incidence of new corona infections has again increased slightly. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value on Friday morning as 733.4. It was 720.6 the day before and 1001.5 a week ago. The seven-day incidence quantifies the number of new infections registered per 100,000 inhabitants during this period. The index values, […]

Colombia reached 12 cases of monkeypox with a new contagion in Cundinamarca

In days when the country is preparing to face the monkey poxsince Cajica, Cundinamarca A new case of this disease of African origin was confirmed. With that announcement comes the 12 infected patients At the national level, 10 of them are in Bogotá and another in Medellín. The total figure is lower when compared to […]

WHO activates its highest level of alert for monkeypox

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced this Saturday (July 23) that the level of high alert to deal with the monkeypox outbreak. “I have decided to declare a public health emergency of international scope,” he said at a press conference, stating that the risk in the world is […]

monkeypox. WHO declares public health emergency of international concern

At a press conference, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus specified that the risk is currently higher in Europe than in the rest of the world.. The WHO designation a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” is intended to raise alarms about the need for a coordinated international response to a disease or outbreak, alerting […]

Child vaccination rates fall for third year in a row

MMore than 25 million children did not receive a life-saving vaccine in the past year. As a result, vaccination rates for children fell again in 2021 and were even worse than in the two previous years, as data from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) show. The situation is […]

Smallpox caused by monkeypox virus increases in Europe

Smallpox caused by monkeypox virus increases in Europe. Photo: TVEuropa A World Health Organization (WHO) assesses the risk of smallpox fur monkeypox virus in Europe as high, given the continuing threat to public health and the rapid spread of the disease. The disease is a constant challenge that is hampering responses with the confirmation of […]

Monkeypox is not a global emergency at the moment: WHO

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pointed out that the outbreak of monkeypox is a very worrying health threat but for the moment This is not a global public health emergency. “At the moment the situation does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, which is the […]

Study underpins benefits: Vaccination prevented 20 million corona deaths

Study underpins benefit Vaccination prevented 20 million corona deaths 06/24/2022, 02:45 am Between December 2020 and December 2021, 31.4 million people could have died from infection with the coronavirus. This is shown by a model calculation. Thanks to vaccination, more than half of potential deaths are prevented. A success that also has a flaw. According […]