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.
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.
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.
“What do I have to do to qualify? Like, besides being a professional whore?”
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some are going viral for spreading misinformation, others are just trying to go viral.
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.
More than 6,600 Americans have contracted the rare but serious infection, which is now spreading in 87 countries.
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.
Men Who Have Sex With Men Should Reduce Their Partners For Now To Avoid Monkeypox, The WHO Has Advised
The head of the World Health Organization also urged these men to reconsider new sexual partners and exchange contact details in order to follow up if needed.
There are now more than 16,000 reported monkeypox cases from 75 countries and territories, and five deaths.
“I don’t know how I’ll pay rent if I get monkeypox.”
Monkeypox Cases Are Still On The Rise While People Say They Are Struggling To Get Tests And Vaccines
There are nearly 2,000 monkeypox cases in 46 states and territories across the US. Despite social media posts about long lines for vaccinations and an inability to get tested, CDC experts say they are working overtime to control the outbreak.
This is my experience, but it boils down to this: This shit sucks and you don’t want it.
Monkeypox Cases Are On The Rise, Particularly In Queer Men. Here's What It's Like To Get The Infection.
Monkeypox is not a “gay disease,” but experts are concerned about currently rising cases among men who have sex with men. Here's how to avoid infection and what it's like to have monkeypox, including symptoms and pictures of the lesions.
A Monkeypox Vaccine Was Approved By The FDA In 2019. Here’s What To Know About It As The Virus Spreads.
A handful of cases of the rare but serious monkeypox virus have occurred in the US and other countries where it normally doesn’t spread, but there is a vaccine that can prevent serious disease. Here’s what to know about the Jynneos shot.