What you need to know about monkeypox in Saskatchewan

After the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) issued a warning about a high risk of contracting monkeypox in the province, there are a number of things you may need to know moving forward. On Saturday August 13, the SHA confirmed that there were three cases of monkeypox in the province. While until now cases have come … Read more

2022 monkeypox outbreak: Bronx City Hall aims to answer New Yorkers’ questions about the disease

BRONX, New York (WABC) — A town hall was held in the Bronx on Monday night to answer questions from nervous New Yorkers about the monkeypox outbreak. More than 11,000 cases of monkeypox have now been reported nationwide, including 2,000 in New York, making the Big Apple the epicenter of the disease. In an effort … Read more

Concerns are growing over a possible resurgence of polio

Concerns grow over possible polio resurgence – Reuters Watch CBS News There are concerns polio could be making a comeback, after it was detected in New York wastewater samples. In July, an unvaccinated person in Rockland County tested positive for the virus, the first U.S. case in a decade. Dr. Stella Safo, founder of Just … Read more

How do you get monkeypox and what are its symptoms? Everything you need to know about the virus

Monkeypox was commonly spread by infected rodents – including rats, mice and even squirrels – in West and Central Africa, where humans can contract the disease – which belongs to the same family as smallpox – if they are bitten by infected animals or touch their blood. , body fluids or scales, or they have … Read more

After he and his partner get monkey pox, a fitness trainer warns ‘how no joke this is’

CHICAGO (CBS) — The pain was so excruciating that a prescribed opioid didn’t even help – that was the experience of a popular fitness trainer after contracting monkeypox last month. As CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reported Friday night, Carson Twitchell has a message now that he’s recovered. “Just watching your partner suffer was just the … Read more

Monkeypox vaccine to be distributed in St. Louis area | Missouri News | Saint Louis

Click to enlarge Monkeypox vaccines are directed to the St. Louis area. Along with a plan to expand “vaccination eligibility based on the recent increase in virus transmission in the region,” state and regional health officials announced that the Department of St. Louis County Health will serve as the St. Louis area hub for monkeypox … Read more

FDA authorizes change to how Monkeypox vaccine is administered – Tampa Bay Now

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued an emergency use authorization that allows healthcare providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, expanding supply in a context of strong demand. The vaccine can now be given to high-risk adults intradermally, i.e. between the layers … Read more

FDA issues emergency use authorization for new monkeypox vaccine protocol

NEW YORK — There is a new protocol for monkeypox vaccines. On Tuesday afternoon, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization. It allows health care providers to modify the way the vaccine is administered. As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported, it’s expanding the supply during this time of high demand. READ MORE: New … Read more

US to expand supply of monkeypox vaccine with lower doses

US health officials on Tuesday authorized a plan to expand the limited supply of monkey pox vaccine by giving people only a fifth of the usual dose, citing research suggesting the reduced amount is about as effective. The so-called dose-saving approach also calls for administering the Jynneos vaccine with an injection just under the skin … Read more

“Reminiscent of the early days of HIV”.. Why do some labs refuse to take blood from monkeypox patients?

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he was ‘blind’ to the stigma that has caused some lab techs to refuse to draw blood from people suspected of having monkey pox. Dr. Fauci told CNN that the concerns of David Harvey, executive director of the National Coalition of … Read more