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As countries with cases of monkeypox are opting for vaccination against the virus, a study by the medical journal Lancet said that antiviral drugs might have the potential to shorten the symptoms and also reduce the amount of time a patient is contagious.
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
- Sources in the room said he had received 155 of the 160 votes cast.
ASHA workers - at the forefront of rural health services - have been honoured by the WHO.
- “Available information suggests that human-to-human transmission is occurring among people in close physical contact with cases who are symptomatic”, the agency said.
Monkeypox: The WHO has said the cases are expected to grow as 12 nations record patients infected with the rare virus.