Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC encourages mpox vaccination to prevent summer outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report encouraging those at risk for the virus mpox—formerly called monkeypox—and in areas with low vaccination rates to get vaccinated.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STDs are on the rise. This morning-after-style pill may help

U.S. health officials released data Tuesday showing how chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases have been accelerating, but doctors are hoping an old drug will help fight the sexually transmitted infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Addressing stigma is critical to containing the monkeypox outbreak

Inaccurate media coverage of the monkeypox outbreak has resulted in misinformation about the many ways it can be spread, resulting in stigma (shaming and biased attitudes) toward people who develop the disease. Nurses play ...

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.

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