The monkeypox virus, which causes a rash and other symptoms, can be transmitted through close contact between people.Countries that are United Nations members are obligated to report cases of unusual diseases that have the potential to become global health threats. In May 2022, more than a dozen nat
THE Biden administration has declared monkeypox a health emergency as cases continue to rise in the US, data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows. The latest update by the CDC b
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento County on Tuesday declared a public health emergency and a local emergency because of monkeypox. The county said it wants to ensure it can get the proper resources and funding in order to respond to potential monkeypox cases. In a press release, officials stressed the declaration of emergencies does not 
Health officials reported 59 confirmed or probable cases as of Monday, Aug. 8.
The Biden Administration has declared the monkeypox epidemic a national health emergency, following New York and the United Nations. There have been nearly 7,000 cases in the United States. “This is a strong attempt to try to elevate the message higher than it has been,” Tom Inglesby, of Johns Hopkins University, told STAT. He said […]
The World Health Organization recently declared monkeypox a public health emergency, even though it’s been prevalent in parts of Africa for decades. Often motivated by economic concerns, the body's inconsistent decisions are endangering the lives of millions. A monkeypox vaccine from a clinic in Tustin, California. (Paul Bersebach / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images) On July 23, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) finally declared...
The ongoing outbreak of monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization and by President Joe Biden, and the state’s entire Congressional delegation this week urged Gov. Charlie Baker to do the same in Massachusetts. The United States’ first case of monkeypox this year was confirmed in Massachusetts in May and the Bay State counted a total of 174 cases as of Aug. 10, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (the state Department of Public...
Health A letter sent to the Governor by members of Congress and the two senators urged him to take further action. The JYNNEOS smallpox and monkeypox vaccine on display at Read More →
Several Massachusetts politicians are calling on Gov. Baker to declare a public health emergency regarding the state’s monkeypox outbreak.
The ongoing outbreak of monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization and by President Joe Biden, and the state's entire Congressional delegation this week urged Gov. Charlie Baker to do the same in Massachusetts.