Monkeypox patients may not have typical symptoms making infection harder to spot

Monkeypox patients may not have typical symptoms making infection harder to spot

Monkeypox patients that are being infected as part of the current worldwide outbreak may not be exhibiting all of the typical symptoms of the virus, allowing some cases to go undetected, experts fear. A Belgian study released in pre-print on Tuesday found that some patients who had tested positive for the virus right at the … Read more

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox

Experts warn that the US could soon lose control of monkeypox due to lack of testing and limited access to vaccines Some experts are warning the monkeypox could get out of control due to failures by health officials Testing capacity in America is still limited even over a month after the outbreak began in late … Read more

WHO: Monkeypox Cases in Europe Have Tripled in Last 2 Weeks

The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak as an emergency, … Read more

First case of monkeypox confirmed in Wisconsin

First case of monkeypox confirmed in Wisconsin

IT’S IN LAKE COUNTY CONFIRMED THAT IS DEFINITELY A CONCERN MONKEY POX IS NOW CONFIRMED AT THE ILLINOIS WISCONSIN BORDER. WE’RE IN THAT POSITION RIGHT NOW WHERE WE’RE TRYING TO FIND THE CASES SO WE CAN IDENTIFY THEM TEST THEM AND DEAL WITH IT SO THAT WE DON’T END UP WITH A BIGGER MORE RAPID … Read more

Who Can Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?

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 states reporting at least one case. Given existing barriers to diagnosis and testingit’s likely that there are a lot more cases out there than have been documented. So how do … Read more

America’s first monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles

Matt Ford, from Los Angeles, is the first patient to come forward to talk about his monkeypox diagnosis.  He is pictured above with three spots due to the virus on his face

The first American monkeypox patient to go public with his battle against the tropical virus has slammed health officials for a ‘lackluster’ job of testing for the virus, which has left many cases undiagnosed. Matt Ford, a self-employed actor who splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City, has spoken out to warn … Read more

The US Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

The US Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The US will soon greatly expand its vaccination program for monkeypox. On Tuesday evening, the Biden administration announced that it is planning to release a stockpile of over a million vaccine doses to the public by the end of fall. The vaccines will primarily be given to close contacts of confirmed cases … Read more

First probable case of monkeypox identified in NH

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 because of privacy concerns, no further information about the patient would be released.The New Hampshire Public Health Laboratories first identified the … Read more