Monkeypox Vaccine: Where to Get It | News

Monkeypox Vaccine: Where to Get It |  News

The global monkeypox outbreak is occurring in the gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with multiple male partners. Currently, the risk of contracting monkeypox for the public remains very low. Vaccination is an important prevention strategy to contain the outbreak. Nevertheless, the supply of monkeypox vaccines continues to be low compared to demand … Read more

Wake County Public Health to host monkeypox vaccination event Saturday :: WRAL.com

Wake County Public Health to host monkeypox vaccination event Saturday :: WRAL.com

By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter Raleigh, NC — On the day that President Biden declared monkeypox a public health emergency in the United States, Wake County Public Health announced a walk-in vaccination to try and keep the virus in check. The event is Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Wake … 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

Should We Be Worried About Monkeypox?

Should We Be Worried About Monkeypox?

July 11, 2022 – The COVID-19 pandemic might not be over, but the world is already paying attention to another virus: Monkeypox. As of Friday, the US had reported nearly 800 cases of monkeypox. Overall, more than 8,200 cases have been reported across 57 countries and territories where monkeypox doesn’t typically spread, according to the … Read more