Monkeypox vaccine: where to get it | New

Monkeypox vaccine: where to get it |  New

The worldwide epidemic of monkeypox affects homosexuals, bisexuals and other men who have sex with multiple male partners. Currently, the risk of contracting monkeypox for the public remains very low. Vaccination is an important prevention strategy to contain the epidemic. Nevertheless, the supply of monkeypox vaccines continues to be low relative to demand nationwide. However, … Read more

Monkeypox vaccine in high demand in the Triangle, hundreds vaccinated :: WRAL.com

Monkeypox vaccine in high demand in the Triangle, hundreds vaccinated :: WRAL.com

By Lora Lavigne and Adam Owens, WRAL reporters Raleigh, North Carolina – Wake and Durham counties will step up efforts on Monday to provide the monkeypox vaccine for those who are eligible. Monkeypox concern and demand for a vaccine are growing, with 95 confirmed cases in North Carolina. Wake County Public Health is expected to … Read more

Monkeypox vaccine in high demand in the Triangle, hundreds vaccinated :: WRAL.com

Monkeypox vaccine in high demand in the Triangle, hundreds vaccinated :: WRAL.com

By Lora Lavigne and Adam Owens, WRAL reporters Raleigh, North Carolina – Wake and Durham counties will step up efforts on Monday to provide the monkeypox vaccine for those who are eligible. Monkeypox concern and demand for a vaccine are growing, with 95 confirmed cases in North Carolina. Wake County Public Health is expected to … Read more

Health officials walk the fine line as monkeypox swells in LGBT community

Health officials walk the fine line as monkeypox swells in LGBT community

State and city governments are walking a fine line as they move to deal with the monkeypox outbreak, trying to raise awareness of the disease – which has so far primarily affected men who have sex with men – while avoiding the stigma. “The tightrope you’re trying to walk is to make sure people don’t … Read more

Arizona man details his diagnosis of monkeypox as cases rise in the country

Arizona man details his diagnosis of monkeypox as cases rise in the country

Arizona man details his diagnosis of monkeypox as cases rise in the country PHOENIX – Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the Phoenix area and across the country, and the Biden administration recently declared the outbreak a public health emergency. Over a hundred cases of monkeypox have been reported in Arizona and getting the … Read more

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

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 monkeypox outbreak. which has infected more than 6,600 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 … Read more

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

Grassroots support against monkeypox TPOXX is an antiviral that can be used to treat monkeypox. But the prescription process is complicated and little known. So members of the LGBTQ community created a shareable Google Doc to help patients find doctors who know what TPOXX is and how to navigate the tedious prescribing process. NEW YORK … Read more

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

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

NYC monkeypox madness repeats ugly COVID history

NYC monkeypox madness repeats ugly COVID history

New York City love sacrifice science and embrace public health policy. Witness his crazy monkey pox saga. Mayor Eric Adams this weekend declared monkeypox a “public health emergency” in the wake of Governor Kathy Hochul’s similar call. It looks serious! Yet in mid-July the city issued advice on monkeypox (which is spread by close physical … Read more

North Carolina still has time to fight monkeypox stigma

North Carolina still has time to fight monkeypox stigma

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine to prevent the virus from spreading further. North Carolina Department of Health and … Read more