Vaccines against monkeypox are not 100% effective, therefore individuals must limit their own risks of infection, according to WHO technical chief Rosamund Lewis on August 17. This comes as more than 35,000 instances of monkeypox have been documented in more than 92 countries, with the illness responsible for 12 fatalities. Last week, about 7,500 cases were recorded, a 20% rise over the previous week.
India's Covid-19 cases are witnessing a constant rise with 17,070 cases with 23 death cases and 14,413 recovered cases. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed 1,07,189 active cases with 98.55% recoveries and a daily positivity rate of 3.40%. Furthermore, 5,02,150 tests were conducted taking the total to 86.28 crores. Furthermore, under the nationwide vaccination drive, approximately 197.74 crore vaccine doses to the… read-more
Courtesy: The Times Of India