How do you get monkeypox? 7 ways to avoid contracting virus as US declares outbreak a public health emergency

How do you get monkeypox?  7 ways to avoid contracting virus as US declares outbreak a public health emergency

With the US Department of Health and Human Services declaring the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency as the number of cases continue to rise, the most important thing you can do is know your risk level. Monkeypox is still rare and most people have a low risk. But if you are in a city … Read more

42 additional cases diagnosed this week in Mass., DPH says

42 additional cases diagnosed this week in Mass., DPH says

Massachusetts health officials say 42 new cases of monkeypox were identified in adult males in Massachusetts within the past week, according to the latest count from the Department of Public Health. The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 157 since the first case in the United States was announced … Read more

Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Gov.  JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker declared monkeypox a public health emergency Monday to help coordinate a statewide response. Declaring the state a “disaster area” allows the Illinois Dept. of Public Health to better coordinate with other state agencies and the federal government on vaccine distribution and disease prevention. Illinois currently has the 3rd … Read more

Eight new Mass. cases of monkeypox diagnosed, DPH says

Eight new Mass.  cases of monkeypox diagnosed, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18 .The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday … Read more

Eight new Mass. cases of monkeypox diagnosed, DPH says

Eight new Mass.  cases of monkeypox diagnosed, DPH says

Eight new cases of monkeypox in adult males were identified within the past week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.The DPH said the total number of monkeypox cases in Massachusetts is now 21 since the first case in the United States was announced on May 18 .The DPH said the eight cases announced Thursday … Read more