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WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus with 90% of confirmed monkeypox cases reported there, according to the WHO. New infections have …

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The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

Test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022.  Dado Ruvic | Reuters The Biden administration has distributed 1,200 monkeypox vaccine doses for people who have had high-risk exposures to the virus, part of a nationwide public health response to stamp out the disease before it causes …

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U.S. monkeypox cases have more than doubled over the last week to 20, CDC says

U.S. monkeypox cases have more than doubled over the last week to 20, CDC says

The U.S. has identified 20 confirmed or suspected monkeypox cases across 11 states as public health authorities increase testing in an effort isolate patients and prevent the virus from spreading in communities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Jennifer McQuiston, a CDC official, said the overall health risk to the public …

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