monkey pox

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

Popular support against monkeypox TPOXX is an antiviral that can be used to treat monkeypox. But the prescription process is complicated and not well known. So members of the LGBTQ community created a shareable Google Doc to help patients find doctors who know what TPOXX is and how to navigate the cumbersome prescribing process. NEW …

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Gov. Pritzker declares monkeypox virus outbreak in Illinois a Public Health Emergency

Gov. Pritzker declares monkeypox virus outbreak in Illinois a Public Health Emergency

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declared the monkeypox virus a public health emergency on Monday and declared Illinois a disaster area regarding the disease. The declaration applies statewide and will allow the Illinois Department of Public Health to coordinate logistics to assist in vaccine distribution, treatment and prevention efforts. The declaration will also …

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It’s Too Late: Monkeypox May Be Part of Our Lives Forever

It’s Too Late: Monkeypox May Be Part of Our Lives Forever

We were unable to control the monkeypox outbreak, and we may have missed an opportunity to prevent the disease from becoming endemic, and a permanent threat, in the US and Europe. Monkeypox is rapidly spreading throughout the world, especially in the United States and Europe. With cases doubling every two weeks or so, there is …

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'Warn Everyone': Spain's Gay Community Acts as Monkeypox Spreads

‘Warn Everyone’: Spain’s Gay Community Acts as Monkeypox Spreads

Madrid- Whether it’s abstinence, avoiding nightclubs, limiting sexual partners or pushing for rapid implementation of vaccines, Spain’s gay community is on the front lines of the monkeypox virus and taking action. “With this monkey thing, I prefer to be careful… I don’t have sex anymore, I don’t go to parties anymore, and that’s until I …

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Monkeypox Vs Chickenpox: Key Differences According To Doctors

Monkeypox Vs Chickenpox: Key Differences According To Doctors

In the rainy season, chickenpox cases increase greatly. New Delhi: Skin rashes and fever, the common symptoms in both chickenpox and chickenpox, have caused confusion among people, although doctors have emphasized that there is a difference in the way the symptoms of both viral illnesses manifest in patients. They have also advised consulting a doctor …

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This Drug Can Help Monkeypox. But The FDA Makes It Hard to Get.

This Drug Can Help Monkeypox. But The FDA Makes It Hard to Get.

The government agency tasked with helping Americans get treatment for monkeypox may once again be letting red tape stand between doctors and the treatment their patients need. As the global monkeypox outbreak continues to grow in Europe and the United States, public health authorities have consistently been several steps behind a disease that has infected …

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Political correctness helped turn monkeypox into a global emergency

Political correctness helped turn monkeypox into a global emergency

In late May, Conde Nast’s LGBT site them.us went to great lengths to distance a nascent viral scourge known as monkeypox from the main demographic that was spreading it: gay men. The article titled “Monkeypox virus is hitting queer men, but it has nothing to do with being queer,” stated that “while a large fraction …

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LGBTQ community confronts 'excruciating' monkeypox -- and its stigma

LGBTQ community confronts ‘excruciating’ monkeypox — and its stigma

The spread of the monkeypox virus and its prevalence among gay men has generated widespread fear, mounting anger and a host of uncomfortable questions for a community still scarred by the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While there is still widespread public confusion about the precise nature and spread of the disease, it is …

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NYC infection control specialist claims ‘retaliation’ in monkeypox dispute

NYC infection control specialist claims ‘retaliation’ in monkeypox dispute

A veteran infection control specialist at the city’s Health Department said he was reassigned in “retaliation” after getting into a dispute with bosses over monkeypox messages. Surveillance director Dr. Don Weiss was transferred to another unit after publicly criticizing the department’s advice to gay men on reducing monkeypox transmission. He repeated his quibbles in a …

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How can you protect yourself from monkeypox?

How can you protect yourself from monkeypox?

The number of confirmed cases of monkeypox, a virus related to smallpox that is generally confined to Africa, is growing, particularly in Europe and North America, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the July 23 a global health emergency. the bud. The virus, which is less deadly than smallpox, typically lasts two to …

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