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[FACT-CHECK] Did US-funded labs in Nigeria lead to monkeypox outbreak?

The media space, especially social media platforms, was inundated with claims that the current spread of monkeypox was linked to at least, four United...

[ANALYSIS] Mapping the spread of Monkeypox

Following spikes in cases worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States have declared monkeypox a public health emergency. The US government declaration...

WHO calls for reduction in sex partners as monkeypox cases rise

MORE than 18,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported globally from 78 countries, with the majority in Europe, and 98 per cent of cases...
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EXPLAINER: Monkeypox is spreading in Nigeria. What is the disease, how can you prevent it ?

MONKEYPOX is a disease that is caused by infection with monkeypox virus, part of the same family of viruses that causes smallpox and cowpox. Monkeypox...

Monkeypox: Nigerian government directs ‘bushmeat’ sellers to stop business

THE Nigerian government has directed all 'bushmeat' sellers to suspend their business following reported cases and a fatality arising from the monkeypox outbreak in...

NCDC denies Russia’s claim Nigeria working with US to spread MonkeyPox

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has denied a report by the Russian government linking the current outbreak of Monkeypox to alleged United...
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NCDC confirms one dead as Nigeria records 21 cases of monkeypox

A 40-year-old has died of monkeypox in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced Sunday night. The NCDC said the fatality resulted from 21...

Monkeypox is endemic in Nigeria. But surveillance isn’t what it should be

Oyewale Tomori, Nigerian Academy of Science There has been an outbreak of monkeypox cases in a number of countries that are not endemic for the...

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