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As Monkeypox Cases Rise, Nations Are Urged to Examine Vaccine Stores

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here After the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States considered immunizing the entire population to protect against a terrorist attack using smallpox. “In the end, it was decided no, because of the negative consequences of vaccinating lots of people,”......

Health officials taking notice as cluster cases of monkeypox spread globally

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Health officials taking notice as cluster cases of monkeypox spread globally – CBS News Watch CBS News Cluster cases of monkeypox are rising after the potentially dangerous virus spread to the U.S. and Europe. CBS News’ chief medical correspondent......

Covid cases are surging again—here’s what to expect this summer, experts say

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It’s almost June, and Covid cases are surging again — powered by a rising tide of omicron subvariants currently circulating the U.S. The country’s seven-day average of daily new Covid cases has ballooned above 100,000 as of Friday, according to......

WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globally

Reuters
A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 21......

Spain monkeypox cases tally reaches 30, mostly linked to sauna

Reuters
A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID/LISBON, May 20......

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

Reuters
A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Cases in nine......

World Health Organization confirms 80 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 11 countries

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak.......

The C.D.C. now says adults 50 and older should get a second booster, amid rising U.S. cases and hospitalizations.

New York Times
She said in Massachusetts, a state with a high rate of vaccination, officials estimate that as many as 70 percent of hospital patients who test positive for the virus were admitted primarily for unrelated illnesses. However, coronavirus infections can also exacerbate underlying medical conditions, of which many Americans have at......

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it’s spread ‘pretty wide’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The rising number of monkeypox cases in the U.S. and Europe suggest the virus has already spread widely across communities, but it won’t likely cause a major epidemic like Covid, Pfizer board member and former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb......

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

Reuters
Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases in UK, Spain, Belgium France and North America Cause still unclear WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases exceed 100, Germany says biggest ever in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an......

Shanghai finds cases after five days of ‘zero COVID’ but end of lockdown on track

Reuters
Family of three catch COVID outside Shanghai’s quarantined areas Plans to ease curbs in May and lift lockdown in June still on More and more cities in China bringing COVID under control SHANGHAI/BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – Shanghai announced its first new COVID-19 cases outside quarantined areas in five days......

CDC panel recommends Pfizer booster shot for kids ages 5 to 11 as Covid cases rise across the U.S.

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent vaccine experts recommended a Pfizer Covid booster shot for children ages 5 to 11 on Thursday, as infections rise across the country and immunity from the first two doses wanes off. The......

Explainer: Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

Reuters
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – A handful of cases of monkeypox have now been reported or are suspected in Britain, Portugal, Spain and the United States. The outbreaks are raising alarm because the viral disease, which spreads through close contact and was first found in monkeys, mostly occurs in west......

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