monkeypox outbreak

America’s New Monkeypox Strategy Rests on a Single Study

America’s New Monkeypox Strategy Rests on a Single Study

Once again, the United States is screwing up its approach to vaccines. Three months after its monkeypox outbreak, only 620,000 doses of the Jynneos two-shot injection, the nation’s best current immune defense against the virus, were shipped to states, not enough to immunize the 1.6 million to 1.7 million Americans that the CDC considers to …

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Health officials walk fine line as monkeypox swells within LGBT community

Health officials walk fine line as monkeypox swells within LGBT community

State and municipal governments walk a fine line as they move to tackle the monkeypox outbreak, trying to spread awareness of the disease, which has so far predominantly affected men who have sex with men, while avoiding stigmata. “The tightrope you’re trying to walk is making sure people don’t see it as a gay men’s …

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US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak – Times of India

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak - Times of India

WASHINGTON: The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to strengthen the response to the monkeypox outbreak that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like lumps in many parts of the body. …

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Monkeypox Symptoms: Early Signs to Watch For as Virus Spreads in Chicago Area

Monkeypox Symptoms: Early Signs to Watch For as Virus Spreads in Chicago Area

With monkeypox cases continuing to spread in the Chicago area and the outbreak now declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, what symptoms should you watch for if you think you may have been exposed? Experts cautioned that most people who get monkeypox experience flu-like symptoms before developing a rash, although some may …

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