How We Stopped Mpox This Year And What’s Next For The Disease Formerly Known As Monkeypox
Mpox case numbers are low and trending lower. Here’s how science saved the day and where the White House and CDC are currently focusing their efforts to fight the outbreak.
Monkeypox Can Spread In Three Ways. Here’s What To Know And How To Avoid Infection.
We spoke to experts to better understand how monkeypox spreads, what activities are riskiest at this time, and how to avoid infection as cases rise globally.
Let’s Speak Clearly: Monkeypox Is Mostly Being Transmitted Via Sex
“What’s challenging is communicating that while this not a ‘gay disease,’ our limited resources need to go to the people at the highest risk,” one expert said. “It’s also important to communicate the risk is highest with sexual activity without shaming the queer community.”
Here’s What People Are Doing To Treat Painful Monkeypox Lesions
Monkeypox can cause painful sores that — depending on where they are on your body — make it difficult to eat, drink, or use the bathroom. Here are some home remedies and treatments that might help.
Here’s What To Know About Monkeypox Risk For Dogs (Or Cats)
Experts say the chances you can give your dog or cat the virus are slim, but there has been at least one reported case of a dog that contracted monkeypox from its owners.
11 Health Moments In 2022 That Were Honestly Kind Of Good In A Silver-Lining Way
When it comes to health, 2022 was intense, to say the least. Even though there were outbreaks of RSV, flu, mpox, and more COVID, there was some good news this year.Fjolla Arifi
Monkeypox Is Leaving Working-Class People In Financial Ruin
With little to no laws guaranteeing workplace sick leave in the US, the lengthy quarantine period can put people who catch monkeypox in a precarious financial position long after their lesions heal.Julia Reinstein
Monkeypox Has Been Linked To Serious Heart Inflammation In A 31-Year-Old Man
A monkeypox patient in Portugal was hospitalized with heart inflammation, and this week a severely immunocompromised person diagnosed with monkeypox died in Texas. Here’s what we know so far about the worst risks of the virus.Patrick Waechter
How Sex Workers And Sex Party Attendees Are Dealing With Monkeypox
“What do I have to do to qualify? Like, besides being a professional whore?”Hallie Lieberman
People Can Now Get One-Fifth Of A Monkeypox Vaccine Dose To Stretch Limited Supply
The need for the monkeypox vaccine has far outstripped supply. These are the steps US officials are taking to stretch vaccines and make more doses available.Amanda Gardner
What To Know About Monkeypox And Big Queer Dance Parties
As monkeypox spreads predominantly among gay and bisexual men, many are wondering if it’s safe to go to big shirtless dance parties. Here’s what experts say.David Mack
Why Experts Aren’t That Concerned Monkeypox In Wastewater Will Spread To Rats
While it’s theoretically possible for rats and mice to become a US reservoir of monkeypox, the experts we talked to said virus-containing wastewater is not a concern at the moment — and you definitely don’t need to bleach your toilet water.Patrick Waechter
Medical Experts Are Becoming Influencers Amid All The Anxiety Over Monkeypox
Some are going viral for spreading misinformation, others are just trying to go viral.Steffi Cao
Monkeypox Has Been Declared A Public Health Emergency In The US
More than 6,600 Americans have contracted the rare but serious infection, which is now spreading in 87 countries.Katie Camero
Here's What You Should Know About Monkeypox In Children
Although there have been at least nine cases of monkeypox in kids in the US, public health officials say that they believe the chance of widespread infections in youngsters is remote, even with a new school year just around the corner.Patrick Waechter