Monkeypox in Thailand

STARTING DATE: 26 May 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 38 STORIES

Monkeypox in Thailand

Monkeypox in Thailand
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22 Jun 2022

Singapore's first monkeypox case confirmed

Singapore’s health authorities have confirmed the country’s first imported case of monkeypox since 2019, joining at least 42 countries that have reported such infections this year.

22 Jun 2022
Singapore's first monkeypox case confirmed
22 Jun 2022

Monkeypox jab options calculated

Vaccine preparations are needed to deal with monkeypox but there's no need yet for any mass vaccination, said Dr Thiravat Hemachudha, head of the Emerging Diseases Science Centre at Chulalongkorn University.

22 Jun 2022 7
Monkeypox jab options calculated
21 Jun 2022

Macaques get monkeypox tests

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Wild macaques are being tested for monkeypox during a regular neutering campaign to control the population in this lower central province, an official said yesterday.

21 Jun 2022
Macaques get monkeypox tests
8 Jun 2022

No pox yet, even in monkeys

No cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Thailand yet despite checks having been conducted on over 25,000 monkeys in the kingdom.

8 Jun 2022 39
No pox yet, even in monkeys
5 Jun 2022

Suspected monkeypox cases all test negative

Six suspected cases of monkeypox were ruled out on Friday following lab tests which came back negative for the virus, says the Department of Disease Control.

5 Jun 2022 8
Suspected monkeypox  cases all test negative
3 Jun 2022

Keeping a close watch

Health authorities are keeping a close watch on international arrivals from several countries where cases of monkeypox have been detected.

3 Jun 2022 4
Keeping a close watch
31 May 2022

12 people at risk of monkeypox

Health officials are monitoring the condition of 12 people who were in close contact with a traveller diagnosed with monkeypox who transited through Thailand for two hours while en route to Australia.

31 May 2022 2
12 people at risk of monkeypox
28 May 2022

Vaccine test

Officials plan to test a freeze-dried version of a live attenuated smallpox vaccine that has been stored for some 40 years, to see if it can effectively combat monkeypox.

28 May 2022 62
Vaccine test
27 May 2022

Govt seeks monkeypox vaccine

The government is seeking to secure a supply of smallpox vaccine from the World Health Organization to bolster the public's immunity in the event of a viral outbreak.

27 May 2022 29
Govt seeks monkeypox vaccine
26 May 2022

Monkeypox spreading through sex, but not an STI

For years, the dating application Grindr has doled out sexual health tips to its more than 11 million users. Now, the app, which serves the gay, bisexual and transgender community, is using its platform to get the word out about monkeypox, a virus that has long been endemic in parts of Africa but has recently spread to countries including the United States and the United Kingdom.

26 May 2022 13
Monkeypox spreading through sex, but not an STI