This Is Not the Monkeypox That Doctors Thought They Knew

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Early in the monkeypox outbreak, a man in his 20s arrived at an emergency department in Northern California, tiny blisters on his lips, hands and back. Within 12 hours, doctors diagnosed him with monkeypox. That’s where their certainty ended. The patient did not have fever, aches, weakness, pain or other symptoms typical of the disease. […]

China New, Potentially Fatal Langya Virus Detected … Cause For Alarm Overseas

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China New, Potentially Fatal Langya Virus Detected … Cause For Alarm Overseas No, this isn’t deja-vu … China has discovered a new, potentially fatal virus within its borders, which experts say could trigger yet another pandemic. The Langya Henipavirus, referred to as “Langya,” has already infected 35 people, according to Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control […]

New monkeypox study warns virus has ‘no borders’ as more symptoms detailed

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New monkeypox symptoms have been revealed in a latest study while a lead scientist of the report has warned that the virus has “no borders”. A vaccination programme against monkeypox is being stepped up by the NHS as more supplies of a jab come on stream. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said it had […]

French health body indicates at-risk groups to be vaccinated against monkeypox

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France’s HAS health authority on Friday recommended widening the vaccination campaign against monkeypox, saying that those most exposed to the risk of contracting the virus through sexual relations should receive an inoculation. “Men who have sexual relationships with other men and trans people who have multiple sexual partners” should be vaccinated, the HAS said, as […]

U.S. to ship 144,000 more monkeypox shots and expand testing as cases top 700

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The U.S. is stepping up its efforts to address the snowballing monkeypox outbreak — the country’s largest to date by far, with 700 confirmed cases. The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that it will distribute 144,000 doses of the two-shot Jynneos vaccine, which is approved for monkeypox and smallpox, to cities and […]

CDC: Listeria outbreak linked to Florida – CBS Miami

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MIAMI – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a specific food item has not yet been identified as the source of a listeria outbreak.  They said that most of the sick people in this outbreak live in or traveled to Florida about a month before they got sick.  The CDC said one person had […]

Florida faces meningococcal outbreak ahead of Pride

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In response to an ongoing outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging travelers headed to Pride events in the state to get vaccinated. According to the CDC, the outbreak of serogroup C meningococcal disease in Florida is primarily impacting gay, bisexual and other […]

I dodged Covid but caught monkeypox’: a Londoner’s surreal ordeal

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George avoided Covid during the pandemic, but then became one of the first UK cases of monkeypox virus after he developed strange symptoms As the black, scabby lesion grew, George turned to Google. The 29-year-old was unnerved by the wart-like spot; as a healthcare worker he had “seen quite a bit”, but this was unlike […]