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Scientists are worried that the virus could be transmitted to animals

Monkeypox virus, illustration. Thom Leach | Science Photo Library | Getty Images In 2003, 47 folks in six Midwestern states contracted monkeypox from contaminated pet canine after consuming rodents imported from Ghana, Africa. Today’s epidemic, which has contaminated greater than 14,100 folks in the United States and greater than 41,000 folks worldwide, is spreading primarily …

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Scientists are worried that the virus could be transmitted to animals

Monkeypox virus, illustration. Thom Leach | Science Photo Library | Getty Images In 2003, 47 individuals in six Midwestern states contracted monkeypox from contaminated pet canines after consuming rodents imported from Ghana, Africa. Today’s epidemic, which has contaminated greater than 14,100 individuals in the United States and greater than 41,000 individuals worldwide, is spreading primarily …

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USA provides vaccines for Gay Pride and other events

The US will provide 50,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine for large events attended by gay and bisexual men, health officials said Thursday. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and other events can order additional vaccines to offer on-site vaccinations. The CDC is asking jurisdictions …

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USA provides vaccines for Gay Pride and other events

The US will provide 50,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine for large events attended by gay and bisexual men, health officials said Thursday. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and other events can order additional vaccines to offer on-site vaccinations. The CDC is asking jurisdictions …

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Biden officials speed monkeypox vaccine effort with 1.8 million additional doses and other steps

This includes accelerating the US Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution schedule, increasing the supply of an additional 1.8 million doses of Jynneos monkeypox vaccine. HHS is also launching a new program aimed at making vaccines more accessible and engaging with at-risk communities in major events involving the LGBTQ community. And the administration …

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Biden officials speed monkeypox vaccine effort with 1.8 million additional doses and other steps

This includes accelerating the US Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution schedule, increasing the supply of an additional 1.8 million doses of Jynneos monkeypox vaccine. HHS is also launching a new program aimed at making vaccines more accessible and engaging with at-risk communities in major events involving the LGBTQ community. And the administration …

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Some areas of New York have low rates of childhood polio vaccination, which increases the risk of an outbreak

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, as well as the vaccine used to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio, at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images Childhood polio vaccination rates are as low as 37% in some communities in the New York …

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Some areas of New York have low rates of childhood polio vaccination, increasing the risk of outbreaks

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, as well as the vaccine used to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio, at Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images Childhood polio vaccination rates are as low as 37% in some communities in the New York …

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Monkeypox cases have risen 20% in the past week to 35,000 in 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization.

According to the World Health Organization, monkeypox continues to spread around the world, with the number of cases increasing by 20% in the last week. According to the WHO, infections have increased by 7,500 to more than 35,000 cases in 92 countries, but almost all of the reported cases are in Europe and the Americas. …

Monkeypox cases have risen 20% in the past week to 35,000 in 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization. Read More »

Monkeypox cases have risen 20% in the past week to 35,000 in 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization.

Monkeypox continues to spread around the world According to the World Health Organization, cases have increased by 20% in the last week. According to the WHO, infections have increased by 7,500 to more than 35,000 cases in 92 countries, but almost all of the reported cases are in Europe and the Americas. So far, 12 …

Monkeypox cases have risen 20% in the past week to 35,000 in 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization. Read More »