Harris County resident who was presumed positive for monkeypox dies; cause of death has not been released, officials say

HARRIS COUNTY, TX – An adult with various serious illnesses, who was also presumed positive for monkeypox, died Sunday, according to Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Harris County Public Health. Health officials said at this time the patient’s cause of death is unknown. HCPH is working with partners to determine what role, if any, … Read more

Activities that are not safe, experts say

Monkeypox is everywhere now: it is spreading to every state in the United States And if you don’t want to catch it, you need to know what types of activities are safe and what to avoid until it’s gone. The virus, which was declared a nationwide public health emergency earlier this month, impacted more than … Read more

Vaccine maker Monkeypox concerned about dose-splitting plan

The CEO of the company that makes the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved vaccine to prevent monkeypox has told Biden administration health officials he’s concerned about a new strategy aimed at dividing doses and changing the way the vaccine is injected. In a letter shared with The Hill, Bavarian Nordic CEO Paul Chaplin said … Read more

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency on Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypoxepidemic which 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 bumps on many parts of … Read more

Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Monday to help coordinate a statewide response. Declaring the state a “disaster area” allows the Illinois Department of Public Health to better coordinate with other state agencies and the federal government on vaccine distribution and disease prevention. Illinois currently has the … Read more

Governor Pritzker declares monkeypox virus outbreak in Illinois a public health emergency

CHICAGO (CBS) – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Monday declared the monkeypox virus a public health emergency and declared Illinois a disaster area for the disease. The statement applies statewide and will allow the Illinois Department of Public Health to coordinate logistics to assist with vaccine distribution and treatment and prevention efforts. The statement will … Read more

Monkeypox has become a global emergency due to political correctness

In late May, Conde Nast’s LGBT site them us did everything possible to steer an emerging viral plague known as monkeypox away from the main demographic that was catching it – gay men. The room headlined, “Monkeypox virus affects gay men, but has nothing to do with being gay,” said that “while a large proportion … Read more