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California has its first suspected monkeypox case

The Press Enterprise 25 May 2022
State officials who are investigating the case along with Sacramento County health authorities and the U.S ... “The risk of monkeypox in the general population is very low,” California State Epidemiologist Dr ... from Canada ... The first human case of monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during a smallpox eradication effort ... .
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Rwanda says civilians injured from DR Congo shelling

Anadolu Agency 24 May 2022
Rwanda’s military said Monday that shelling of the country’s northern territory by the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) had injured several civilians and damaged property. .
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Monkeypox outbreak can still be contained, insists UN health agency

United Nations 24 May 2022
Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Cameroon are reporting cases at the moment and there are other countries that have reported cases in the past.” Vaccination stockpile ... The first human case was identified in a child in the Democratic Republic ...
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WHO says monkeypox virus outbreaks containable

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Cameroon are reporting cases at the moment and there are other countries that have reported cases in the past." ... The first human case was identified in a child in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1970 ...
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Rwanda Says Territory Shelled by Congo, Requests Probe

Voa News 24 May 2022
Rwanda said on Monday that it had requested a regional body to investigate shelling of its territory by the military of neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo and that the attack had injured several people and damaged property.� ... Congo and U.N.
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Map: Where has monkeypox been detected so far?

Al Jazeera 24 May 2022
In non-endemic countries, one case is considered an outbreak ... Benin, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone and South Sudan ... Human monkeypox was first identified in humans in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... .
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Uganda 'Overwhelmed' with New DRC Refugee Influx

Voa News 24 May 2022
A Ugandan official says a new influx of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo is stretching the country's resources to the breaking point ... The Nairobi process is an effort to negotiate peace between the Democratic Republic of Congo government and about 30 rebels based across the mineral-rich African country.
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CDC issues monkeypox warning advising travelers to 'practice enhanced precautions'

Yahoo Daily News 24 May 2022
"None of these people reported having recently been in central or west African countries where monkeypox usually occurs, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria, among others," the CDC said in its travel health notice ... Here's what we know ... (Cynthia S ... Democratic Republic of the Congo. Republic of the Congo. Central African Republic.
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Monkeypox can be stopped outside endemic countries: WHO

Manila Standard 24 May 2022
... of the Congo (DRC), and depicts the dorsal surfaces of a monkeypox case in a patient who was displaying the appearance of the characteristic rash during its recuperative stage ... She cited Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Tensions rise ahead of DR Congo presidential election

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
But the last presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in 2018, heralded the first peaceful transfer of power in Kinshasa since independence from Belgium in 1960 ... At present, DR Congo's electoral commission publishes a single tally of results.
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Six martyred Pakistani peacekeepers are among over 100 to be honoured at UN Thursday

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
Police Lance Corporal Tahir Ikram, Police Lance Corporal Adil Jan, and Havildar Muhammad Nil Naeem who all served with UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID); NCE Tahir Mehmood deployed with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO); Havildar Muhammad ...
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Congo copper, cobalt and gold exports rose in 2021

Reuters 24 May 2022
May 24 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's copper exports rose 12.3% in 2021 to 1.798 million tonnes and ...
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Western sanctions blamed for global food crisis

China Daily 24 May 2022
The UN has said 36 countries count on Russia and Ukraine for more than half their wheat imports, including some of the poorest, among them Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Nigeria, Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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UN condemns M23 attacks on its forces in DR Congo

Business Ghana 24 May 2022
The United Nations force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has condemned attacks against it by M23 rebels and urged them to “immediately cease hostilities” ... Mr Ngoma accuses Monusco, the UN mission in DR Congo, of helping a coalition of the army and other ...

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