Who can get a monkeypox vaccine?

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) So far there are at least 351 confirmed cases of monkeypox in humans in the United States, with more than half of the states reporting at least one case. Existing data obstacles to diagnosis and testingthere are likely to be far more cases out there than there have been documented. So how … Read more

The first American monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles

The first American monkeypox patient to go public about his battle with the tropical virus criticized health officials for “lackluster” testing for the virus, which left many cases undiagnosed. Matt Ford, a standalone actor who splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City, spoke to warn people that the disease “sucks” and that … Read more

The first American monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles

The first American monkeypox patient to go public about his battle with the tropical virus criticized health officials for “lackluster” testing for the virus, which left many cases undiagnosed. Matt Ford, a standalone actor who splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City, spoke to warn people that the disease “sucks” and that … Read more

First probable case of monkeypox identified in NH

The first probable case of monkeypox in New Hampshire has been identified, health officials said Wednesday. The patient is a resident of Rockingham County, and the Department of Health and Human Services said that due to privacy concerns, no further information on the released patient would be provided. Public Health Laboratories in New Hampshire first … Read more

The United States is launching monkeypox vaccines to the public

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The United States will soon significantly expand its monkeypox vaccination program. On Tuesday evening, the Biden administration announced it plans to release a stock of more than one million doses of the vaccine to the public by the end of the fall. The vaccines will be given primarily to close contacts of … Read more

The United States is launching monkeypox vaccines to the public

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The United States will soon significantly expand its monkeypox vaccination program. On Tuesday evening, the Biden administration announced it plans to release a stock of more than one million doses of the vaccine to the public by the end of the fall. The vaccines will be given primarily to close contacts of … Read more

First case of monkeypox identified in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (Press Release) – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Douglas County Department of Health have identified a Nebraska resident with a positive test for orthopoxvirus, which has been identified as an orthopoxvirus at Nebraska Public Health Laboratory. The sample should be confirmed as monkeypox by follow-up CDC testing. The … Read more

Experts warn that monkeypox is changing at 12 times its predicted rate

Monkeypox is mutating its predicted rate at 12 times, potentially making it more contagious than previous versions of the virus, experts warn The current strain of the monkeypox virus circulating around the world is mutating at a faster rate than expected Experts believe it has been around since 2018 and has changed 12 times more … Read more