Diseases suppressed during Covid are back

Doyle | moment | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has subsided in most parts of the world, and with it, many social restrictions have been implemented to curb its spread, as people are eager to return to life before the lockdown. But in their place has emerged a series of viruses behaving in new and … Read more

The United States has over 36000 doses of Jynneos Vaccine in stock

The United States has more than 36,000 doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine immediately available in the Strategic National Stockpile, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending the vaccine to people who have been at high risk for the virus in an effort to … Read more

You won’t have to worry about monkeypox, lowers drug costs for low-income people

Albert Burla, CEO of Pfizer, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on May 25, 2022. Adam Galicchi | CNBC Pfizer’s CEO said on Wednesday he “would not worry too much” about the recent monkeypox outbreak that saw cases of infection rise in non-endemic countries. Albert Burla told CNBC that current data on the … Read more

WHO says monkeypox outbreak ‘can be contained’, with confirmed cases reaching 131

Monkeypox cases are being investigated in Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia after the recent rise in the number of infections. Gibauna Diletta | Future Publishing | Getty Images The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the recent outbreak of monkeypox in non-endemic countries “can be contained,” even as it continues to confuse … Read more

Belgium introduces mandatory monkeypox quarantine as global cases rise

In this 1971 photo from the CDC, monkeypox-like lesions appear on the arm and leg of a baby girl in Bundoa, Liberia. CDC | Getty Images Belgium has become the first country to implement a mandatory 21-day quarantine for monkeypox patients, as cases of the disease – usually endemic to Africa – are spreading across … Read more