World Health Organization News
WHO report shows more than 50 % resistance in bacteria, which frequently causes bloodstream infections that require treatment with last-resort antibiotics More than 60% of Neisseria gonorrhoea isolates, a common sexually transmitted disease, have shown resistance to the common oral antibacterial ciprofloxacin The report shows that bloodstream infections due to resistant E. coli, Salmonella, and gonorrhoea increased by at least 15 per cent compared to 2017
"There are over 300 subvariants of Omicron. I think the one that is concerning right now is XBB, which is a recombinant virus. We had seen some recombinant viruses earlier. It is very immune-evasive, which means it can overcome the antibodies. So slightly that we may see another wave of infections in some countries because of XBB," WHO said.
"Almost 14,000 confirmed #monkeypox cases have now been reported to WHO this year, from more than 70 countries and territories. So far, 5 deaths have been reported, all in Africa. @WHO will continue to do everything we can to support countries to stop transmission and save lives," Tedros said in a tweet.
As per WHO advisory group, early investigations suggested that the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan played an important role early in the amplification of the pandemic with several of the patients first detected in December 2019 having had a link to the market and environmental samples from the market testing positive for SARS-CoV-2.