How is monkeypox spread? Current scientific facts

Houston, USA: The WHO has declared the current Monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency. As of August 9, 2022, nearly 32,000 cases have been reported globally, including in India and the United States. Various health agencies around the world are responding to contain the spread and prevent infections. Monkeypox is caused by a virus that … Read more

White House urges states to split monkeypox vaccine into fifths to expand supply

The Biden administration said Thursday it would send a 1.8 million additional doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine if states adopt a new vaccination protocol, the White House’s latest effort to curb the growing epidemic of the disease ahead of a slate of major LGBTQ events in the coming months. The White House’s strategy hinges … Read more

Monkeypox in Florida: first confirmed pediatric case

The first case of pediatric monkeypox in Florida has been confirmed in Martin County. The WPBF reports that a Martin County child has tested positive for monkeypox. : Monkeypox infections in children may be more ‘serious’, Florida doctor says. And while the health department says the threat to the general population remains low, some local … Read more

Sacramento County declares monkeypox emergency as cases rise

Sacramento County officials declared a public and local health emergency on Tuesday as monkeypox cases continue to rise. In a statement, the county said the emergency proclamation was to increase resources, personnel and assistance from other agencies to better deal with the increase in cases. This also includes access to vaccines. The declaration is also … Read more

Monkeypox Vaccine: Where to Get It | New

The worldwide epidemic of monkeypox is occurring in the gays, bisexuals and other men having sex with multiple male partners. Currently, the risk of contracting monkeypox for the public remains very low. Vaccination is an important prevention strategy to contain the epidemic. Nevertheless, the supply of monkeypox vaccines continues to be low relative to demand … Read more

LA County Board of Supervisors proclaims local monkeypox emergency amid rising cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday ratified a local emergency declaration in response to the monkeypox outbreak. Board Chair Holly Mitchell issued a proclamation late Monday declaring an emergency in Los Angeles County, where more than 400 cases of monkeypox have been identified so far, nearly double the … Read more

It may be too late to prevent monkeypox from becoming endemic in the United States and Europe

We failed to take over monkeypox outbreak and we may have missed the opportunity to prevent the disease from becoming endemic – and a permanent threat – in the United States and Europe. Monkeypox is spreading rapidly around the world, especially in the United States and Europe. With cases doubling every two weeks or so, … Read more