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WHO Renames Monkeypox As ‘Mpox’ To Avoid Stigma

Nov 30, 2022 , Forbes
Experts called for the disease to be renamed in...
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Mpox in the United States Fast Facts

Nov 29, 2022 , CNN Health
Read CNN's Fast Facts on mpox, formerly monkeypox, in the United States. The virus was declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization. The virus originated in Africa and is the cousin of the smallpox...
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WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox'

Nov 29, 2022 , CNN Health
The World Health Organization announced Monday that "mpox" is now the preferred name for...
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World Health Organization to rename monkeypox as mpox

Nov 29, 2022 , CNBC Health
The World Health Organization said Monday that it would begin referring to monkeypox as mpox in an effort to reduce stigma around the...
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Monkeypox In Women Frequently Misdiagnosed As Sexually Transmitted Infections, Study Finds

Nov 18, 2022 , Forbes
Nearly one-quarter of cisgender women studied are suspected to have contracted monkeypox without sexual contact, a stark contrast to men, whose transmission is almost 100% through sexual...
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Scientists Warn Dangerous Monkeypox Variant Circulating In Central Africa Could Fuel New Outbreaks

Nov 04, 2022 , Forbes
The dangerous clade I monkeypox variant has a fatality rate of up to 10%, and is associated with a more severe form of disease that is more likely to cause serious complications like blindness than the variant driving the current global outbreak....
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Monkeypox may spread before symptoms start, study suggests

Nov 03, 2022 , CNN Health
More than half of monkeypox cases in the current outbreak may have been passed to others before symptoms appeared, according to a new modeling study from the United...
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When Monkeypox Reaches Rural Communities, It Collides With Strained Public Health Systems

Oct 29, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
In Nevada, local health officials are assessing the threat of monkeypox, but their response may be hampered by historically limited public health infrastructure worn thin by the covid-19...
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Monkeypox has 'tragic' outcomes in patients with HIV, CDC report finds

Oct 27, 2022 , CNN Health
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Six people who tested positive for monkeypox have died, health departments confirm

Oct 24, 2022 , CNN Health
Six people who tested positive for monkeypox -- two in New York City, two in Chicago, one in Nevada and one in Maryland -- have died, local health departments have...
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Monkeypox Case Rates 5 Times Higher in Black Americans

Oct 08, 2022 , WebMD
Monkeypox cases in the U.S. disproportionately affect Black Americans, with rates five times higher than among white peers. Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders also have significantly higher rates of reported monkeypox...
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Jynneos Vaccine Protects Against Monkeypox in Early U.S. Data

Oct 07, 2022 , WebMD
New data shows.the Jynneos vaccine that was originally to guard against smallpox infection, also seems to protect against...
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People Without Monkeypox Vaccination 14 Times More Likely to Get Infected

Oct 07, 2022 , WebMD
People who didn’t get the monkeypox vaccine were 14 times more likely to get infected with the virus, data from the CDC says. Health officials are optimistic about the effectiveness of the two-dose Jynneos vaccine – and the possibility of eliminating the current outbreak in the...
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Ohio Reports Death of Monkeypox Patient

Oct 07, 2022 , WebMD
Ohio health officials reported the death of a monkeypox patient, marking the third known death of a U.S. patient with monkeypox. The Ohio Department of Health said that an adult male with monkeypox died. He also had “other health...
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CDC Says Monkeypox Virus Transmission Unlikely To Be Eliminated

Oct 06, 2022 , Forbes
Here's how missteps in the U.S. response led to this...
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Slow U.S. Response May Mean Monkeypox Virus Here To Stay

Oct 05, 2022 , Forbes
According to a new CDC technical report, “domestic transmission in the United States is unlikely to be eliminated in the near...
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U.K. Says No To Extra Monkeypox Vaccines: Report

Oct 04, 2022 , Forbes
The government says it has enough doses to meet current demand. But campaigners have called the move...
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US monkeypox deaths are rare; here's why they can be difficult to confirm

Oct 04, 2022 , CNN Health
There have been more than 25,000 monkeypox cases in the United States during the current outbreak, and deaths among monkeypox patients are...
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Monkeypox: What Can We Learn From HIV?

Oct 01, 2022 , Forbes
You have to be careful when comparing any infectious disease to another. But with HIV and Monkeypox, there are lessons to...
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Ohio reports third U.S. death of person with monkeypox who had underlying health conditions

Oct 01, 2022 , CNBC Health
The CDC has warned that people with severely compromised immune systems are higher risk for severe disease from...
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