WHO to identify possible future pandemic sources

WHO to identify possible future pandemic sources

WHO is launching a global scientific process to update the list of priority pathogens—agents that can cause outbreaks or pandemics—to guide global investment and research and development (R&D), especially in vaccines, tests, and treatments. Starting with a meeting...
Monkeypox virus can spread in hospital rooms

Monkeypox virus can spread in hospital rooms

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) recommends that patients with monkeypox who have severe disease requiring hospital admission are cared for in isolation rooms, with infection prevention and control (IPC) precautions that aim to contain potentially infectious...