How to get messages on masks, vaccines as virus ‘triple threat’ – National

How to get messages on masks, vaccines as virus ‘triple threat’ – National

Public health officials looking to bribe Canadians for health measures like masking and vaccination should make more positive, targeted and personal calls — and they should follow their own advice, say bioethicists and infectious disease experts. Lessons can also be learned from the success Canada has seen in reducing the number of monkeypox cases in … Read more

Why Everyone Gets Sick – CNBC

Why Everyone Gets Sick – CNBC

Why everyone gets sickCNBC Flu season already hits half the US and children’s hospitals still feel the pressure of respiratory illnessCNN CDC warns of huge increase in flu infections, hospitalizations l GMAABC news Why the flu season is so bad this yearCNBC Triangle hospitals face capacity pressure as cases of flu, RSV increaseWTVD TV See … Read more

How ‘alarming’ amount of misinformation about monkey pox spread on TikTok

How ‘alarming’ amount of misinformation about monkey pox spread on TikTok

CALGARY — The video shows a news story about a highway accident in Pennsylvania that saw monkeys escape into the woods, while a computer-generated voice wonders: Does this have anything to do with monkey pox? In another video, a blond woman leans against the back of the sofa and wonders why the World Health Organization … Read more

NYC Health Department Reports 2 Monkeypox Deaths, Changes Virus Name To ‘MVP’ – NBC New York

NYC Health Department Reports 2 Monkeypox Deaths, Changes Virus Name To ‘MVP’ – NBC New York

New York City health officials Friday announced two monkeypox-linked deaths, the first fatalities linked to the virus in the five boroughs, though few details about the individuals were immediately available. According to the CDC, the United States has reported four monkey pox deaths since the start of the 2022 outbreak, though the latest data update … Read more

Receipt of First and Second Doses of JYNNEOS Vaccine for Prevention of Monkeypox — United States, May 22–October 10, 2022

Receipt of First and Second Doses of JYNNEOS Vaccine for Prevention of Monkeypox — United States, May 22–October 10, 2022

Jennifer L. Kriss, PhD1; Peter M. Boersma, MPH1; Emalee Martin, MPH1; Kirsten Reed, MPH1; Jennifer Adjemian, PhD1; Nathaniel Smith, MD1; Rosalind J. Carter, PhD1; Kathrine R. Tan, MD1; Arunkumar Srinivasan, PhD2; Sunanda McGarvey3; Jennifer McGehee, MS2; Danielle Henderson, MPH2; Noah Aleshire1; Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD1 (View author affiliations) View suggested citation Summary What is already … Read more

NYC Health Department Reports 2 Monkeypox Deaths, Changes Virus Name To ‘MVP’ – NBC New York

NYC Health Department Reports 2 Monkeypox Deaths, Changes Virus Name To ‘MVP’ – NBC New York

New York City health officials Friday announced two monkeypox-linked deaths, the first fatalities linked to the virus in the five boroughs, though few details about the individuals were immediately available. According to the CDC, the United States has reported four monkey pox deaths since the start of the 2022 outbreak, though the latest data update … Read more

Chicago Announces First 2 Monkeypox Deaths – NBC Chicago

Chicago Announces First 2 Monkeypox Deaths – NBC Chicago

Two Chicago residents have died after testing positive for monkeypox virus, the city’s first fatalities from the global outbreak, the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday. Both individuals who died had been hospitalized after being diagnosed with monkey pox more than six weeks ago and had multiple other health conditions, according to a CDPH … Read more

CDC Says We Probably Can’t Get Rid Of Monkeypox

CDC Says We Probably Can’t Get Rid Of Monkeypox

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers good and bad news about the ongoing monkeypox outbreak in the country. New cases are declining, likely thanks to a combination of vaccination and education efforts. But it is also likely that the virus will not be eradicated here … Read more

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination is unlikely in the US

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination is unlikely in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Some US health officials admit monkeypox is unlikely to go away anytime soon. The spread of the disease is slowing, but the virus is so widespread that elimination is unlikely, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That conclusion was stated in a recent CDC report, and reiterated Friday … Read more