The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an "extraordinary” situation that now qualifies as a global emergency.
The Philippines has reported its first case of the monkeypox virus, detected in a citizen who returned from abroad earlier this month, a health ministry official said.
Emphasis on the commitment to wear a mask all the time and follow physical distance between the worshipers of at least 1 metre. Mandatory use of personal or single-use rugs. The entry and exit are supervised by the police, and volunteers to prevent crowding and organise prayer.
Most monkeypox patients experience only fever, body aches, chills and fatigue. People with more serious illness may develop a rash and lesions on the face and hands that can spread to other parts of the body.
Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic disease that occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of Central and West Africa and is occasionally exported to other regions.
JYNNEOS (also known as Imvamune or Imvanex) is an attenuated live virus vaccine which has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of monkeypox.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) has announced three new cases of Monkeypox, in line with the UAE health authorities' policy on the early detection and monitoring of the disease.
It comes as the new monkeypox outbreak grew to 71 confirmed in Britain and 85 cases across eight countries in Europe.
People who come in close contact with an infectious person, including health workers, family members and sexual partners, are at greater risk of infection.