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

Five things to know from the CDC’s advice on monkeypox for schools

fort worth As cases of monkeypox continue to rise in Texas, child care providers and school districts are monitoring the situation with caution. The good news, according to infectious disease experts and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which released guidance for schools and daycares last week, is that the the risk to children … 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

This medicine 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 allow bureaucracy to come between doctors and the treatment their patients need. As the global monkeypox epidemic continues to grow in Europe and the United States, public health authorities have consistently been several steps behind a disease that has infected at … Read more

Public Health Emergency San Francisco Monkeypox – NBC Bay Area

The monkeypox outbreak prompted authorities to declare a local public health emergency in San Francisco. Mayor of London Race said the declaration will begin on Monday and allows the city to prepare and allocate resources to prevent the spread of the virus. “San Francisco has shown during COVID that early action is essential to protect … Read more