Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NIH experts review monkeypox challenges

Lessons learned from the public health responses to the HIV and COVID-19 pandemics should help guide the response to the current outbreak of monkeypox, National Institutes of Health experts write in an editorial published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesia announces its first case of monkeypox

A man in Indonesia has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the country's first confirmed case of the disease, authorities said late Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Does decades-old smallpox vaccination protect against monkeypox?

Health officials are scrambling to stretch scarce doses of vaccine to slow the mounting monkeypox outbreak, but do older people already vaccinated as kids for the related but deadlier smallpox virus already have protection?

Medical research

Monkeypox virus found in anal samples from asymptomatic MSM

A brief research report documents positive monkeypox virus PCR results found in anal samples taken from asymptomatic MSM (men who have sex with men). These findings suggest that vaccination limited to those with known exposure ...

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