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First monkeypox deaths outside Africa recorded

Monkeypox has claimed the first lives outside Africa – one in Brazil and another two in Spain – although the World Health organization (WHO) has said the outbreak remains "containable."

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Monkeypox cases are rising. Should we be worried?

The World Health Organization has said the current outbreak of monkeypox is the largest ever recorded outside sub-Saharan Africa, with cases rising above the 100-mark a few days ago and the

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FDA approves the first smallpox treatment

Siga Technologies has won US approval for Tpoxx, the first drug to be licensed to treat smallpox which, despite being eradicated in the 1980s, might be still used in a bioattack.