• US, other countries report new cases of monkeypox

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The CDC on Wednesday confirmed that a Massachusetts resident who traveled from Canada via private transportation was infected with monkeypox virus, the first U.S. case of monkeypox this year.
    Cases of the disease have popped up in other countries, too, sparking concern among experts. A widening outbreak in Europe that was first reported in the United Kingdom has grown to include several other countries.
    The U.S. reported two cases of monkeypox last year in travelers who had returned from Nigeria, where there has been an ongoing outbreak since 2017 - the first in 4 decades.
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  • What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?

    What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?

    1 month ago - By Time

    A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine.
    The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public.
    It's the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in...
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  • A Third of U.S. Should Be Considering Masks, Officials Say

    1 month ago - By Time

    WASHINGTON - COVID-19 cases are increasing in the United States - and could get even worse over the coming months, federal health officials warned Wednesday in urging areas hardest hit to consider reissuing calls for indoor masking.
    Increasing numbers of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are putting more of the country under guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that call for masking and other infection precautions.
    Right now, about a third of the U.S. population lives in areas that are considered at higher risk - mostly in the Northeast and...
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  • Why Monkeypox Cases Are Rising in Europe

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    A handful of cases of monkeypox have now been reported or are suspected in the United Kingdom, Portugal, and Spain.
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  • Spain confirms 7 monkeypox cases as European outbreak grows

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Health officials in Spain have reported seven cases of monkeypox and Portugal updated its number of confirmed cases to 14
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  • CDC: Monkeypox Case Reported in the U.S

    CDC: Monkeypox Case Reported in the U.S

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    One case of monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., similar to other clusters of the virus that have been reported around the world recently, the CDC said on Wednesday.
    The case was confirmed in Massachusetts from a man who...
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